Entrance Antiphon: O Lord, hear my voice, for I have called to you; be my help. Do not abandon or forsake me, O God, my Savior! (Cf. Ps 27 (26): 7, 9)

Collect: O God, strength of those who hope in you,
graciously hear our pleas,
and, since without you mortal frailty can do nothing,
grant us always the help of your grace,
that in following your commands
we may please you by our resolve and our deeds.
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: Ezekiel 17:22-24

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16

Lord, it is good to give thanks to you.

Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:6-10

Gospel: Mk 4:26-34

Prayer over the Offerings: O God, who in the offerings presented here
provide for the twofold needs of human nature,
nourishing us with food
and renewing us with your Sacrament,
grant, we pray,
that the sustenance they provide
may not fail us in body or in spirit.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon (Option 1): There is one thing I ask of the Lord, only this do I seek: to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. (Ps 27 (26):4)

Prayer after Communion: As this reception of your Holy Communion, O Lord,
foreshadows the union of the faithful in you,
so may it bring about unity in your Church.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:

Processional Hymn: Come, Ye Thankful People, Come!

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Hail To The Lord’s Anointed