Entrance Antiphon: The Lord became my protector. He brought me out to a place of freedom; he saved me because he delighted in me. (Cf. Ps 18 (17): 19-20)

Collect: Grant us, O Lord, we pray, that the course of our world may be directed by your peaceful rule and that your Church may rejoice, untroubled in her devotion. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

First Reading: Is 49:14-15

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 62:2-3, 6-7, 8-9

The Lord is kind and merciful.

Second Reading: 1 Cor4:1-5

Gospel: Mt 6:24-34

Prayer over the Offerings: O God, who provide gifts to be offered to your name and count our oblations as signs of our desire to serve you with devotion, we ask of your mercy that what you grant as the source of merit may also help us to attain merit’s reward. Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon (Option 1): I will sing to the Lord who has been bountiful with me, sing psalms to the name of the Lord Most High. (Cf. Ps 13 (12): 6)

Communion Antiphon (Option 2): Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age, says the Lord. (Mt 28: 20)

Prayer after Communion: Nourished by your saving gifts, we beseech your mercy, Lord, that by this same Sacrament with which you feed us in the present age, you may make us partakers of life eternal. Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:

Processional Hymn: I Sing the Mighty Power of God

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Let All Things Now Living

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Lord of All Hopefulness