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Song Ideas for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 26, 2021

Entrance Antiphon: (Deuteronomy 3:31, 29, 30, 43, 42) “All that you have done to us, Lord, you have done with true judgment, for we have sinned against you and not obeyed your commandments. But give glory to your name and deal with us according to the bounty of your mercy.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 19:8, 10, 12–13, 14) “The precepts of the Lord give joy to the heart.”

The Precepts of the Lord by Tony Alonso (GIA)

Gospel Acclamation: (John 17:17b, 17a) “Your word, O Lord, is truth; consecrate us in the truth.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 119 [118]:49–50) “Remember your word to your servant, O Lord, by which you have given me hope. This is my comfort when I am brought low.”


(1 John 3:16) “By this we came to know the love of God: that Christ laid down his life for us; so we ought to lay down our lives for one another.”


Above All by Leblanc/Baloche (Capitol CMG/LenSongs Publishing, Inc./CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “Above all wealth and treasures of this earth..above all the ways of man…”  (Preparation / Communion / Closing.  listen

As It Is In Heaven by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow and in the collection VOICES “And lead us not to temptation but deliver us with your hand…” (Closing Song) listen

At the Name of Jesus by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymnsand found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1 “and the collection VOICES  “At the name of Jesus every knee shall bow…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing) listen

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…”  (Preparation / Closing) listen

By Our Love by Christy Nockels (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “The time is now…and they will know us by our love.” [Comm. Antiphon 2] (Communion)

Can We Love by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Captured and found in the collection VOICES “We must lay down our lives” [Comm. Antiphon 2] (Song of 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)

Holy Spirit, We’re Calling You by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) found in the collection VOICES  “For the healing of the world, for the healing of the nations, Lord we pray with one voice, one song for all the earth…may we be a living sign showing all the world your presence…may we be for the world the hands and feet of Christ.” (Use anywhere except Psalm) listen

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “And as a servant he calls to me, ‘You must serve, too…I choose to serve…’” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Lord, I Need You by Nockels/Carson/Reeves/Stanfill/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “So teach my song to rise with you when temptation comes my way.”  (Preparation / Communion)  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 heart, Lord, help me to love like you…and the first shall be last…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) 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)

The Hands and Feet of Jesus by Ubowski/Hart (GIA) “We will be the hands and feet of Jesus to a world in need of love.” found in the collection VOICES. (Closing) listen

The Name of Jesus by Brian Flynn (WLP) from the CD Born Again  and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES “Every knee will bow down, every tongue will confess that you are the glory of God.” (Closing) listen

Turn Our Hearts Around by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and in the collection VOICES “We are tempted and we are fooled by sin’s beautiful disguise.  Bring us back.  Turn our hearts around.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

We Believe by Hooper/Fike/Ryan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “So let our faith be more than anthems…in our weakness and temptations we believe…’ (Preparation / Communion)

We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2, VOICES, and on the CD Fountain of Mercy “We lay our crowns at the feet of Jesus.  The greatness of mercy and love…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

You Alone by Aaron Thompson (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD 10,000 Angels “Holy Spirit give us strength when we’re tempted…”  (Preparation)