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Song Ideas for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 21, 2019

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.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Luke 8:15) Blessed are they who have kept the word with a generous heart and yield a harvest through perseverance.”

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.”


Responsorial Psalm:

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All are Welcome by Marty Haugen (GIA) “Here the outcast and the stranger bear the image of God’s face;” (Gathering Song)

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

By Our Love by Christy Nockels (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “The time is now…and they will know us by our love.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Can We Love by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Captured  listen from YouTube  “Loving our neighbor as ourselves the kingdom of love we will know.” (Song of Gathering / Preparation)

Cry the Gospel by Tom Booth (OCP) from the CD Cry the Gospel  “…bringing mercy and peace to every person that you meet.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Fragrance Prayer by Tom Booth (spiitandsong) from the CD Change Me “Shine through me and be so in me that every soul I come in contact with may feel your presence in my soul.”  (Preparation / Communion)

*Gathered as One by Light/Tate (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and the CD Gathered As One “All are welcome, the greatest and least…”  listen

Glorify Him by Your Life by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  listen   “Love Jesus with your home and welcome the stranger.” (Closing)

Here At this Table by Sullivan-Whitaker/Whitaker (spiritandsong) “Let each woman and man learn from the stranger…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Lord, Reign in Me by Brenton Brown (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Father, We Thank Thee  listen  “Over every thought, over every word, may my life reflect the beauty of my Lord.” (Closing)

*Love One Another by Feargal King (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD We Will Be the Light  listen  (Preparation / Communion)

Praise to the Lord (traditional, arr. Nockels) (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…sheltering you under his wings and so gently sustaining.” (Gathering – Entrance Antiphon)

Table of Plenty by Dan Schutte (OCP) listen from YouTube “I wait to welcome the lost and lonely…”  (Gathering / Preparation)

*Testify to Love by Pool/Field/VanManen/Riekerk (EMI Blackwood/Universal Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2  “…every hand that reaches out to offer peace…for as long as I shall live I will testify to love.”  (Preparation / Closing)

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

We are Your Love by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light  listen  “We are your hands reaching out with mercy. ”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

We Gather In Love by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love “All are welcomed in the house of God…”  listen

Where Charity and Love Abide by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light  listen  “Where charity and love…there God is found.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Word of God Speak by Millard/Kipley (Essential Music Publishing/Word Entertainment/CCLI) “Word of God, speak. Would you pour down like rain, washing my eyes to see your majesty…?”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

*You are the Voice by David Haas (GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD We Will be the Light  listen  “…calling us now to live in your love, to be children of God once again.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)


*Indicates that this title is part of the Voices As One collection.  Instrumental parts available for every title.