Song Ideas and Suggestions for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 12, 2023

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 88 [87]: 3) “Let my prayer come into your presence. Incline your ear to my cry for help, O Lord.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 63: 2, 3–4, 5–6, 7–8 (2b)) “My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord, my God.”

My Soul Is Thirsting by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  and on the CD Forever Will I Sing   “in the shadow of your wings I cling to you…”  listen

My Soul Is Thirsting (Psalm 63) by Craig and Kristen Colson (OCP) from the CD Fill Us With Your Love

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 24:42a, 44) “Stay awake and be ready! For you do not know on what day your Lord will come.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 23 [22]: 1–2) “The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want. Fresh and green are the pastures where he gives me repose, near restful waters he leads me.”

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

Psalm 23 by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word


(Luke 24:35) “The disciples recognized the Lord Jesus in the breaking of the bread.”

More Songs:

Awake, O Sleeper by Ike Ndolo (spiritandsong) from the CD We are Beggars “Arise from slumber. Christ is calling your name.” (Preparation)

Awake to the Day by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Awake to the Day and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  listen  “We prepare for you, Lord.”  (Song of Gathering / Song of Preparation)

Awakening by Tomlin/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In our hearts Lord in this nation: awakening. Holy Spirit we desire awakening.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Behold the Lamb of God by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES.  “We will not forget. We will stay awake…”  listen (Communion)

Be the Light by Jack Busche and Ed Bolduc (WLP) “We were waiting in the darkness…” found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  listen  (Preparation / Communion)

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Be thou my wisdom.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Christ Is Lord by Ben Walther (spiritandsong) from the CD Make Your Home in Me “We wait in joyful hope for the coming of the Lord, the King of all.” (Preparation)

Even So Come (Come, Lord Jesus) by Tomlin/Ingram/Cates (Capitol CMG/Essential/Vistaville/CCLI)  “Like a bride waiting for her groom we’ll be a church waiting for you.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

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

Find Us Ready by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “Find us working and loving and doing your will…building the kingdom of mercy and love.” (Use anywhere except Psalm)

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “I am the truth and light…light for all who want to see…” (Communion)

Let Your Love Come Down by Thomas/Blakesley (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES  “Let your love come down and bring your promise.” (Closing)

King of Kings by Ligertwood/Ingram (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/CCLI) “In the darkness we were waiting, Without hope, without light ” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Let all the treasures of this world fade away.  Jesus you are my reward…”  (Preparation / Closing)

Oh Our Lord by Leonard/Jordan/Baloche (Capitol CMG/Integrity/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES  “We behold the breaking dawn…O your name is a light in the darkness.” (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) 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  “Open my ears, Lord, help me to hear your voice…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Way Maker by Osinachi Kalu Okoo Egbu (Integrity Music Europe / CCLI) “Way maker, miracle worker, promise keeper, light in the darkness…” (use anywhere except Psalm)