Entrance Antiphon: Be my protector, O God, a mighty stronghold to save me. For you are my rock, my stronghold! Lead me, guide me, for the sake of your name. (Cf. Ps 31 (30): 3-4)

Collect: O God, who teach us that you abide
in hearts that are just and true,
grant that we may be so fashioned by your grace
as to become a dwelling pleasing to you.
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: Jeremiah 17:5-8

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6

Blessed are they who hope in the Lord.

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:12,16-20

Gospel: Luke 6:17,2 0-26

Prayer over the Offerings: May this oblation, O Lord, we pray,
cleanse and renew us
and may it become for those who do your will
the source of eternal reward.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon (Option 1): They ate and had their fill, and what they craved the Lord gave them; they were not disappointed in what they craved. (Cf. Ps 78 (77): 29-30)

Communion Antiphon (Option 2): God so loved the world that he gave his Only Begotten Son, so that all who believe in him may not perish, but may have eternal life. (Jn 3: 16)

Prayer after Communion: Having fed upon these heavenly delights,
we pray, O Lord,
that we may always long
for that food by which we truly live.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:


Processional Hymn: Praise to the Lord!

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Blest are they

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Now Thank We All Our God