Entrance Antiphon: Look at your covenant, O Lord, and forget not the life of your poor ones for ever. Arise, O God, and defend your cause, and forget not the cries of those who seek you. (Cf. Psalm 74 (73):20, 19, 22, 23)

Collect: Almighty ever-living God, whom, taught by the Holy Spirit, we dare to call our Father, bring, we pray, to perfection in our hearts the spirit of adoption as your sons and daughters, that we may merit to enter into the inheritance which you have promised. 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: 1 Kings 19:9a, 11–13a

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 85:9, 10, 11–12, 13–14

Lord, let us see your kindness, and grant us your salvation. 

Second Reading: Romans 9:1–5

Gospel: Matthew 14:22–33

Prayer over the Offerings: Be pleased, O Lord, to accept the offerings of your Church, for in your mercy you have given them to be offered and by your power you transform them into the mystery of our salvation. Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon: O Jerusalem, glorify the Lord, who gives you your fill of finest wheat. (Psalm 147:12, 14)

Prayer after Communion: May the communion in your Sacrament that we have consumed, save us, O Lord, and confirm us in the light of your truth. Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:


Processional Hymn: Eternal Father, Strong to Save

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Abide with Me

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Praise to the Lord 

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