Song Ideas for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 24, 2022

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 68[67]:6–7, 36) “God is in his holy place, God who unites those who dwell in his house; he himself gives might and strength to his people.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Romans 8:15bc) “You have received a Spirit of adoption, through which we cry, Abba Father.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 103[102]:2) “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and never forget all his benefits.”


(Matthew 5:7–8) “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. Blessed are the clean of heart, for they shall see God.”

Responsorial Psalm: (NOT VERBATIM) You Answered Me by Aaron Thompson (WLP) found in the collection VOICES   listen


10,000 Reasons / Bless the Lord by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES   Bless the Lord, O my soul…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing) listen

Answer Me by Ed Bolduc (GIA) from the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and VOICES  “Hear me, O Lord, you are my God.” (Communion)  listen

As I Pray by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray  listen  (Communion Meditation)

As It Is In Heaven by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow and in the collection VOICES  “Our Father who art in heaven…Let your kingdom come, let your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Closing Song) listen

Everlasting God by Brown/Riley (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord…our hope, our strong deliverer.”  (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

He Answers All Our Needs by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES “Righteous is the Lord our loving Father…who is always near to those who call Him.”  (Communion)  listen

I Received the Living God by Brett Ballard (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “In my grief, I called the Lord; In His love He answered me…” (Communion) listen

I Sought the Lord by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) “…and he answered me and delivered me from my fears.”  (Communion)

Jesus, My Everything by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Teach me how to pray, to live a life of grace.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Let Us Stand by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and in the collection VOICES  “We’ve come to listen, we’ve come to receive our daily bread from You, Lord…with the strength of all the nations we sing your praise.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing) listen

Lord, Let Your Face Shine Upon Us by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Unravel listen on YouTube “When I call, answer me, O my just God, you who relieve me when I am in distress…”Have pity on me and hear my prayer.” (Preparation / Closing)

Teach Us How to Pray by John Angotti (WLP/GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and the collection VOICES  (Preparation / Communion) listen

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  and the collection VOICES. “Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy…”(Communion Antiphon) listen

The Lord Is Near by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Unravel  “The Lord is near to all who call him…His greatness is unsearchable.  The Lord is gracious and merciful…”  (Preparation / Communion)

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Let there be a wideness in our mercy, let there be a kindness in our hearts.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

We Gather Here by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  “We gather here to hear your word.” (Gathering)

We Gather In Love by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES. “United in one spirit, each different in appearance, all are welcomed in the house of God. We gather in love.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

With the Lord by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord…”  found in the collection VOICES (Preparation / Communion Meditation) listen