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Song Ideas for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 18, 2021

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 54 (53):6,8) “See, I have God for my help. The Lord sustains my soul. I will sacrifice to you with willing heart and praise your name, O Lord, for it is good.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 23:1–3, 3–4, 5, 6) “The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.”

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

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

Gospel Acclamation: (John 10:27) “My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord; I know them and they follow me.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 111 (110): 4–5) “The Lord, the gracious, the merciful, has made a memorial of his wonders; he gives food to those who fear him.”


(Revelation 3:20) “Behold, I stand at the door and knock, says the Lord, if anyone hears my voice and opens the door to me, I will enter his house and dine with him, and he with me.”



A Rightful Place by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD A New Day  listen on YouTube “Breaking through our deafness so we hear you.” (Closing Song)

Alive Again by Ingram/Maher (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/Spirit Music/CCLI) from the CD All the People Said Amen  “You called and you shouted, broke through my deafness…” (Closing)

Be God’s by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Mysteries  and VOICES Where the world is merciless, be God’s mercy. Where the world is hopeless, be God’s hope. Where there is injustice, be God’s justice…let your life change the world one person at a time.”  (Preparation / Closing) listen

Go Into the World by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) found on the CD You Welcomed Me  “Go into the world loving the people that you meet. Seek out the poor, the sick and the lonely. Let mercy lead, as you have received, for they are my sheep.” (Preparation / Communion / Closing)

Holy Spirit, We’re Calling You by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) “For the healing of the world, for the healing of the nations, Lord we pray with one voice, one song for all the earth.”  found in the collection VOICES  (Use anywhere except Psalm) listen

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “Come to me and know that I’ll always be there…” (Communion)

I Am Not Alone by David/Sauder/Pittman/Jobe/Sampson/Fieldes (CCLI) “You’re my strength, You’re my defender, You’re my refuge in the storm.” (Communion Meditation)

I Will Follow by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day “I hear your voice and I will follow.”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES “I am this dark world’s light…”  (Preparation / Communion) listen

Jesus, Messiah by Reeves/Carson/Cash/Tomlin (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES. “All our hope is in you…all the glory to you, God, the Light of the World.” (Use anywhere except Psalm) listen

Many and One by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong.com) found in the collection VOICES “…the shepherd who gathers us all…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

My Heart Your Home by Nathan & Christy Nockels (CURB/ Word Music Publishing/CCLI) “Let everything I do open up a door for you to come through…” (Communion Meditation)

One Faith by John Michael Talbot (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and the CD Strong In Faith and found in the collection VOICES “But some of the shepherds have pastured themselves on their sheep.”  (Preparation) 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

VOICES  (Gathering) listen

Praise to the Lord the Almighty by Winkworth/Nockels/Neander (CURB/ Word Music Publishing/CCLI) “sheltering you under his wings and so gently sustaining…” (Gathering)

Shout to the North by Martin Smith (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and  VOICES  “Rise up Church with broken wings, fill this place with songs again…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing) listen

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES  “You call the cynic and the proud, ‘Come to me now.’  You’re calling us to the cross.” (Preparation / Closing)  listen