Entrance Antiphon: All peoples, clap your hands. Cry to God with shouts of joy! (Ps 47 (46): 2)

Collect: O God, who through the grace of adoption
chose us to be children of light,
grant, we pray,
that we may not be wrapped in the darkness of error
but always be seen to stand in the bright light of truth.
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: 2 Kings 4:8–11, 14–16a

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 89:2–3, 16–17, 18–19

For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.

Second Reading: Romans 6:3–4, 8–11

Gospel: Matthew 10:37–42

Prayer over the Offerings: O God, who graciously accomplish
the effects of your mysteries,
grant, we pray,
that the deeds by which we serve you
may be worthy of these sacred gifts.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon: Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all within me, his holy name. (Cf. Ps 103 (102): 1)

Prayer after Communion: May this divine sacrifice we have offered and received
fill us with life, O Lord, we pray,
so that, bound to you in lasting charity,
we may bear fruit that lasts for ever.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:


Processional Hymn: Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise