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Song Ideas for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 5, 2021

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 119 [118]:137, 124) “You are just, O Lord, and your judgement is right; treat your servant in accord with your merciful love.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 146:6–7, 8–9, 9–10) “Praise the Lord, my soul!”

Praise the Lord, My Soul by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES listen

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 4:23) “Jesus proclaimed the gospel of the kingdom and cured every disease among the people.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 42[41]: 2–3) “Like the deer that yearns for running streams, so my soul is yearning for you, my God; my soul is thirsting for God, the living God.”


(John 8:12) “I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”


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

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

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)

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES “…I’ve been set free.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen 

As the Deer by Martin Nystrom (Brentwood-Benson/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD In Every Age  (Communion Antiphon)

Be God’s by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Mysteries  and VOICES Where there is darkness be Gods light….Where there is injustice, be God’s justice…”  (Preparation / Closing) listen

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Riches I need not, nor man’s empty praise, thou my inheritance now and always”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Christ In Me, Arise and the collection VOICES “Christ in me arise and dispel all the darkness.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) 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)

Goodness of God by Fielding/Johnson/Cash/Ingram/Johnson (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…O I will sing of the goodness of God.” (Communion Meditation)

Healing Is In Your Hands by Tomlin/Nockels/Carson/Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) (Communion Meditation)

I Am Yours (Consume Me, Completely) by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from CD In Shadow and In Light and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES. “Let your light shine, let it shine in my heart. Let your light shine. Let me be your light in this world. ”  (Communion)  listen

Miracles by Quilala, Smith, Silverberg, Garrard (Capitol CMG/Integrity/CCLI) “The one who made the deaf to hear is silencing my every fear…” (Communion Meditation)

My Soul Is Thirsting by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  and on the CD Forever Will I Sing   listen (Communion Antiphon)

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

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 meek for they will inherit the land…”  (Communion Antiphon) listen

Unwavering by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow  “Blessed are the poor, the kingdom is theirs…Unwavering is your voice…your hand…”  (Preparation / Communion)

Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “Great is Your love and justice, God of Jacob.  You use the weak to lead the strong.”  (Closing Song) listen