Entrance Antiphon: The Lord said: I think thoughts of peace and not of affliction. You will call upon me, and I will answer you, and I will lead back your captives from every place. (Jer 29: 11, 12, 14)

Collect: Grant us, we pray, O Lord our God,
the constant gladness of being devoted to you,
for it is full and lasting happiness
to serve with constancy
the author of all that is good.
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: Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 128:1-2, 3, 4-5

Blessed are those who fear the Lord.

Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6

Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30

Prayer over the Offerings: Grant, O Lord, we pray,
that what we offer in the sight of your majesty
may obtain for us the grace of being devoted to you
and gain us the prize of everlasting happiness.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon: To be near God is my happiness, to place my hope in God the Lord. (Ps 73 (72): 28)
Or:
Amen, I say to you: Whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you will receive, and it shall be given to you, says the Lord. (Mk 11: 23-24)

Prayer after Communion: We have partaken of the gifts of this sacred mystery,
humbly imploring, O Lord,
that what your Son commanded us to do
in memory of him
may bring us growth in charity.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:


Processional Hymn: Immortal, Invisible, God Only-Wise

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal 

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.

Recessional Hymn: At the Name of Jesus