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Song Ideas for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2/9/2020

Entrance Antiphon:  (Psalm 95 (94):6–7) “O come, let us worship God and bow low before the God who made us, for he is the Lord our God.”

Gospel Acclamation: (John 8:12) “I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will have the light of life.

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 107 (106):8–9) “Let them thank the Lord for his mercy, his wonders for the children of men, for he satisfies the thirsty soul, and the hungry he fills with good things.”


(Matthew 5:5–6) “Blessed are those who mourn, for the shall be consoled. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall have their fill.”



A Rightful Place by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD A New Day  “Let us live our lives so that all might see…taking up the call now to share your light with all the world. ” (Closing Song)

Awake, O Sleeper by Ike Ndolo (spiritandsong) from the CD We are Beggars  “In the darkest times of life when our lights refuse to shine, you are there.” (Preparation / Closing)

*Be God’s by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Mysteries  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)

*Come, Worship the Lord by John Michael Talbot (Capitol CMG, Brentwood–Benson/CCLI) “Come, let us bow down and worship, bending the knee before the Lord, our maker…”   I don’t recommend this slower tempo  (Entrance Antiphon)

Cry the Gospel by Tom Booth (OCP) from the CD Cry the Gospel  “You are the salt of the earth…” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Fragrance Prayer by Tom Booth (OCP) “Stay with me and then I shall begin to shine as You shine, so to shine as a light to all. ” (Meditation)

Go Into the World by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) found on the CD You Welcomed Me  “Seek out the poor, the sick and the lonely. Let mercy lead, as you have received, for they are my sheep.” (Preparation / Communion / Closing)

*Go Out in the World by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We Will be the Light  and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2    (Closing)

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “I am the Bread of Life…Truth and Light…I Am Who AM…” (Communion)

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  “Let your light shine, let it shine in my heart…let me be your light in this world.”  (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  “Jesus said, “I am the light shining for eternity; Go and be the light of life Shining for the world to see.” (Communion)

Oh Our Lord by Leonard/Jordan/Baloche (Capitol CMG/Integrity/CCLI) “We behold the breaking dawn…O your name is a light in the darkness.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) 

*Reason to Live by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  “I will serve the Lord. He will be my passion…” (Communion)

Send Me Out by Steve Fee (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “I wanna be your hands and feet…shine your light in the darkest place…”  (Closing)

Shine the Light by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 “Shine the light, shine his light, to all the nations, be the love, be his love that won us salvation.”  (Closing Song)

Shine Through Us by Danielle Rose (WLP) – from the CD I Thirst and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  (Communion Meditation)

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Take my life and let it be consecrated all to thee.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word   “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.  Blessed are the clean of heart…”  (Communion Antiphon)

We are the Light of the World by Greif

We Will Be the Light by Angotti/Garcia (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2and on the CD We Will Be the Light  (Closing Song)

You are the Light by Blakesley/Cash (OCP) (Closing)

You are the Light by Ed Bolduc (WLP) as recorded by Cliff Petty on the CD Touch Jesus and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  “Nobody pute a lamp in a basket, they set it up high for all to see…” (Preparation / Closing)

*You are the Light of the World by Paul Tate (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD  Gathered As One “Share your bread with the hungry; shelter the lost and the homeless.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)