Liturgy Recording: Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 17, 2020

Recording

Online Worship Aid

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Musical Selections

Page numbers are for Gather 3, a blue book. A hymnal can be purchased on your tablet via in-app purchase in the Hymnal app if you don’t have one at home. Some lyrics will be shown on the screen.

GatheringAlleluia! Sing to Jesus!G3 #949
GloriaMass of Joy and PeaceG3 #207
PsalmPsalm 66 Let All the EarthG3 #59
Gospel AcclamationCeltic AlleluiaG3 #334
GiftsPeace in Christ
Mass PartsGlendaloughG3 #263-267
Lamb of GodIsele
CommunionWe Have Been ToldG3 #784
SendingHow Can I Keep from Singin?G3 #685

Gathering: Joyful, Joyful We Adore You, G3 #614

Liturgy of the Word

First Reading: ACTS 8:5-8, 14-17

A reading from the Acts of the Apostles.

Philip went down to the city of Samaria
and proclaimed the Christ to them.
With one accord, the crowds paid attention to what was said by Philip
when they heard it and saw the signs he was doing.
For unclean spirits, crying out in a loud voice,
came out of many possessed people,
and many paralyzed or crippled people were cured.
There was great joy in that city.

Now when the apostles in Jerusalem
heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God,
they sent them Peter and John,
who went down and prayed for them,
that they might receive the Holy Spirit,
for it had not yet fallen upon any of them;
they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Then they laid hands on them
and they received the Holy Spirit.

The word of the Lord.

Psalm: Let All the Earth, G3 #59

Second Reading: 1 PT 3:15-18

A reading from the first Letter of Saint Peter.

Beloved:
Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts.
Always be ready to give an explanation
to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope,
but do it with gentleness and reverence,
keeping your conscience clear,
so that, when you are maligned,
those who defame your good conduct in Christ
may themselves be put to shame.
For it is better to suffer for doing good,
if that be the will of God, than for doing evil.

For Christ also suffered for sins once,
the righteous for the sake of the unrighteous,
that he might lead you to God.
Put to death in the flesh,
he was brought to life in the Spirit.

The word of the Lord.

Gospel Acclamation: Celtic Alleluia, G3 #334

Gospel: JN 14:15-21

A reading from the holy Gospel according to John.

Jesus said to his disciples:
“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
And I will ask the Father,
and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always,
the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept,
because it neither sees nor knows him.
But you know him, because he remains with you,
and will be in you.
I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.
In a little while the world will no longer see me,
but you will see me, because I live and you will live.
On that day you will realize that I am in my Father
and you are in me and I in you.
Whoever has my commandments and observes them
is the one who loves me.
And whoever loves me will be loved by my Father,
and I will love him and reveal myself to him.”

The Gospel of the Lord.

R/ Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Homily

Liturgy of the Eucharist

Preparation of Gifts: Peace in Christ

Communion: We Have Been Told, G3 #784

Spiritual Communion Prayer

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.  I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen. –St. Francis

Sending: How Can I Keep from Singing? G3 #685

Supplemental Materials

Weekly Resources for Adult and Family Faith Formation including Liturgy of the Word Resources for families.

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