Song Ideas for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 15, 2023

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 130 [129]: 3–4) “If you, O Lord should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand? But with you is found forgiveness, O God of Israel.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 23:1–3a, 3b–4, 5, 6) “I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.”

The Lord Is My Shepherd by Josh Blakesley (spiritandsong) from the CD Immersed and found in the collection VOICES  listen

The Lord Is My Shepherd by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the collections More Voices as One vol. 2 andVOICES  listen

Gospel Acclamation: (Ephesians 1:17–18) “May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ enlighten the eyes of our hearts, so that we may know what is the hope that belongs to our call.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 34 [33]: 11) “The rich suffer want and go hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no blessing.”

Here I Am, Lord by Dan Schutte (OCP) “I will set a feast for them…‘till their hearts be satisfied…”

Lord, I Come by Billy Funk (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  “Just one drink, just one glimpse and my heart is satisfied.”  listen


(1 John 3:2) “When the Lord appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.” 

More Songs:

All are Welcome by Marty Haugen (GIA)

All I Need by Chambers/Houghton/Brewster (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES “You alone are all I need.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

All Who Enter Here by Houze/Angotti (WLP) from the CD Today and in the collection VOICES.  “All who enter here, God’s loving mercy…the stranger in this land…” (Gathering Song) listen

Altar of Hope (Be Still) by Hess/Diliberto (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  and the collection VOICES “All are invited together with heaven…” (Preparation)  listen (Preparation / Communion)

Better Is One Day by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES and on the CD Strong In Faith “For here my heart is satisfied within your presence…”  (Gathering Song) listen

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson ( from the CD Christ In Me, Arise and the collection VOICES “Be now my vision, open these eyes, showing me all that I must see…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Come As You Are by Glover/Crowder/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen

Enough by Tomlin/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “All of you is more than enough for all of me, For every thirst and every need, you satisfy me with your love.” (Preparation / Communion)

Here I Am, Lord by Dan Schutte (OCP) “I will set a feast for them…‘till their hearts be satisfied…” (Gathering / Preparation)

I Can Do All Things by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD It’s Time to Get Up!  and the collection VOICES “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation) listen

I Love You, Lord by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) listen on YouTube  “My stronghold, my refuge, your righteousness will see me through…”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “How many times must he call my name…?” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

I Will Choose Christ by Booth/Troccoli (spiritandsong/Capitol CMG/CCLI) “a willing and humble heart I pray you’ll find in me…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion Meditation)

In Christ Alone by Getty/Townend (Capitol CMG) “In Christ alone my hope is found…my Comforter, my All in All.” (Preparation / Communion)

Lord, I Come by Billy Funk (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  and in the collection VOICES  “Just one drink and my soul is satisfied…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

Open My Eyes  by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD We Will be the Light  ( Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Open the Eyes of My Heart by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2  andVOICES  and on the CD Father ,We Thank Thee   “I want to see you high and lifted up, shining in the light of your glory.” (Preparation / Closing)  listen

Reason to Live by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  “He will be my strength that comes from God above…” (Communion)   listen

Table of Plenty by Dan Schutte (OCP) “Come to the feast of heaven and earth…”  (Gathering)

The Feast Meant for Everyone by Booth/Hart (OCP) “Bread for the immigrant, bread for the poor, bread for the hungry who beg at our door. Food for the outcast waiting to belong; come to the feast meant for everyone.” (Preparation / Communion)

We Gather As the Body of Christ by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love  click here to preview full score and listen “The table is set before us…” (Gathering / Preparation)  listen