Song Ideas for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 9, 2023

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 48 (47):10–11) “Your merciful love, O God, we have received in the midst of your temple.  Your praise, O God, like your name, reaches to the ends of the earth; your right hand is filled with saving justice.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 145:1–2, 8–9, 10–11, 13–14) “I will praise your name forever, my king and my God.”

I Will Praise Your Name by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and VOICES listen

I Will Praise Your Name Forever by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1

I Will Praise Your Name Forever by Ed Bolduc (  (DEMO)

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 11:25) “Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth; you have revealed to little ones the mystery of the kingdom.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 34(33):9) “Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed the man who seeks refuge in him.”


(Matthew 11:28) “Come to me, all who labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you, says the Lord.”


10,000 Reasons / Bless the Lord by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “You’re rich in love and you’re slow to anger.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing)

America, the Beautiful (Traditional)

At the Name of Jesus by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1and the collection VOICES  …Christians, this Lord Jesus dwells with us again in his Father’s wisdom…we exalt and we praise you led by your Spirit.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing)

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

Breathe On Me, O Breath of God by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and VOICES  “…my will to yours incline until this selfish part of me glows with your fire divine.” (Preparation / Communion) listen

Come As You Are by Glover/Crowder/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Lay down your burdens….” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen

Come to Me by John Angotti (WLP/GIA) from the CD We Gather In Love and found in the collection VOICES “We come to offer you our burdens.”  (Preparation  / Communion)  listen

Flowing River by Rita Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit  and the collection VOICES “Make my life a flowing river of your everlasting love.” (Preparation / Communion) listen

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) “Give us a heart so meek and so lowly…” (Gathering)

Holy Spirit by Bryan and Katie Torwalt (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Holy Spirit, Breathe on Me by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love   listen  “Holy Spirit, send your fire of love…breathe on me. Sealed with gifts of your love, change us so we change the world.” (Preparation / Communion)

Lord, I Need You by Nockels/Carson/Reeves/Stanfill/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES“Without you I fall apart.  You’re the one that guides my heart..“  (Preparation / Communion)  listen

Lord, Make Us Turn to You by John Angotti (WLP/GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2VOICES  listen

Make Your Home In Me by Ben Walther (spiritandsong) “Your burden’s light and your toke is easy…” (Second Communion)

Revive Us, O God by Jesse Manibusan (OCP) “Weary for the burden of ignorance grown…breathe into us the ways of your wisdom…when we choose your way, choose your truth, when we choose life…” (Preparation / Communion)

Run to the Father by Carnes/Maher/Jackson (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/CCLI) “I’ve carried a burden for too long on my own…I run to the Father, I fall into grace. I’m done with the hiding…(Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Take my life and let it be consecrated all to thee.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Take My Life by Scott Underwood (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and  VOICES “Take my life and form it…my mind transform it…my will and conform it to yours.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

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 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. “We come to lay down all our burdens…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

What a Friend by Parker/Palmer/Maher/Hein (Essential Music/CCLI) “We can lay our burdens down…forever and ever His heart is my home.” (Closing Song)

Your Love, O Lord by Avery/Carr/Powell/Lee/Anderson (Brentwood-Benson/Kobalt Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  and the CD Father We Thank Thee “Your Love, O Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness stretches to the sky, your justice flows like the ocean’s tide.”  (Gathering / Preparation)  listen