Entrance Antiphon: Let the hearts that seek the Lord rejoice; turn to the Lord and his strength; constantly seek his face. (Cf. Ps 105 (104): 3-4)

Collect: Almighty ever-living God,
increase our faith, hope and charity,
and make us love what you command,
so that we may merit what you promise.
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: Exodus 22:20-26 (148A)

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51.

I love you, Lord, my strength.

Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5c-10

Gospel: Matthew 22:15-21

Prayer over the Offerings: Look, we pray, O Lord,
on the offerings we make to your majesty,
that whatever is done by us in your service
may be directed above all to your glory.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon: Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, as a fragrant offering to God. (Eph 5: 2)

Prayer after Communion: May your Sacraments, O Lord, we pray,
perfect in us what lies within them,
that what we now celebrate in signs
we may one day possess in truth.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:

Processional Hymn: For the Fruits of This Creation

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Christ Is the World’s Light

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee