Song Ideas for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 28, 2024

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: (Luke 7:16) “A great prophet has risen in our midst. God has visited his people.”

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.”


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

Bread Broken and Given by Thomson/Talarico (GIA) found in the collection VOICES  “Bread broken and given, wine poured and shared…may we become what we receive, Jesus.”  (Communion) listen

Desert Song by Brooke Ligertwood (EMI/ “This is my prayer in my hunger and need. My God is the God who provides…when favor and providence flow….”  (Preparation)

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  and VOICES “Righteous is the Lord our loving Father…who is always near to those who call Him.” (Communion) listen

Here I Am, Lord by Daniel Schutte (OCP) “Finest bread I will provide ‘til their hearts be satisfied…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

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 the Bread of Life by John Michael Talbot (Brentwood-Benson/Capitol CMG) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES. “No one who believes shall hunger again.” (Communion) listen

I Am the Bread of Life by Toolan (GIA) “You who come to me shall not hunger.”

I Am the Bread of Life by Tom Kaczmarek (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD Celebrate the Feast (Consider a slightly slower, less aggressive arrangement in the beginning.)  (Communion) listen

I Received the Living God by Brett Ballard (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  Jesus said, “I am the bread kneaded long to give you life;

You who will partake of me Need not ever fear to die.” (Communion) listen

*NEW Jesus, Living Bread by Tom Booth (OCP) (Communion)

Let Us Stand by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and in the collection VOICES “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) listen

Living Bread by Ubowski/Hart (GIA) found in the collection VOICES “This is living bread come down from heaven.  You are living bread come down from heaven.”  (Communion) listen

One Lord, One Faith by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him “Make us willing to respond as our hearts discern your will.” (Preparation / Closing) listen

Table of Plenty by Dan Schutte (OCP) “God will provide for all that we need.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion – slower)

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  and the collection VOICES. “Blessed are the merciful…”  (Communion Antiphon) listen

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 As the Body of Christ by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love  click here to preview full score and listen “We gather as the Body of Christ to receive the Body of Christ. We go forth as the Body of Christ…” (Gathering / Preparation)