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Song Ideas for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 28, 2019

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 68[67]:6–7, 36) “God is in his holy place, God who unites those who dwell in his house; he himself gives might and strength to his people.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Romans 8:15bc) You have received a Spirit of adoption, through which we cry, Abba Father.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 103[102]:2) “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and never forget all his benefits.”


(Matthew 5:7–8) “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. Blessed are the clean of heart, for they shall see God.”


Responsorial Psalm: (NOT VERBATIM) You Answered Me by Aaron Thompson (WLP) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Forever Will I Sing  listen



10,000 Reasons / Bless the Lord by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI)   “Bless the Lord, O my soul” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing)

*Answer Me by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “Hear me, O Lord, you are my God.  Answer me.”  (Preparation / Communion)

As I Pray by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray  listen  (Communion Meditation)

As It Is In Heaven by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow  listen on YouTube  “Our Father, who art in heaven…let your kingdom come, let your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Closing Song)

Everlasting God by Brown/Riley (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord…our hope, our strong deliverer.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

*He Answers All Our Needs by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “Righteous is the Lord our loving Father…who is always near to those who call Him.”  (Communion)

*I Received the Living God by Brett Ballard (WLP) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  listen  “In my grief, I called the Lord; In His love He answered me.”  (Communion)

I Sought the Lord by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) “…and he answered me and delivered me from my fears.”  (Communion)

Jesus, My Everything by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Teach me how to pray, to live a life of grace.”  (Preparation / Communion)

**Let Us Stand by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  listen  “We’ve come to listen, we’ve come to receive our daily bread from You, Lord…with the strength of all the nations we sing your praise.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Lord, Let Your Face Shine Upon Us by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) (Preparation / Communion) “When I call, answer me, O my just God, you who relieve me when I am in distress.”  (Preparation / Closing)

*Teach Us How to Pray by John Angotti (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit  listen  (Communion)

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1listen  (Communion)

The Lord Is Near by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Unravel  “The Lord is near to all who call him…His greatness is unsearchable.  The Lord is gracious and merciful…”  (Preparation / Communion)

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 “So be merciful, just as our God is merciful.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

We Gather Here by Ed Bolduc (WLP) rom the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “When he calls to me, I will answer him…O Father, hear us as we pray, we pray to you.”  (Gathering / Preparation)

With the Lord by Michael Joncas (OCP) “With the Lord there is mercy…call to him in your trials, he will answer whenever you call.”  (Preparation (more upbeat version) / Communion)


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