Liturgy and Music

Lectors

Readings for the Sunday / Holy Day Masses

Complete text for the readings can be found on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website: http://www.usccb.org. Select the Sunday/Holy Day on the calendar and the readings will appear on the screen.

 

Aug 15 (Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

  • Reading 1: Revelation 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB
  • Reading 2: 1 Corinthians 15:20-27
  • Gospel: Luke 1:39-56

 

Aug 18 (Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10
  • Reading 2: Hebrews 12:1-4
  • Gospel: Luke 12:49-53

 

Aug 25 (Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 66:18-21
  • Reading 2: Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13
  • Gospel: Luke 13:22-30

 

Sept 1 (Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29
  • Reading 2: Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24A
  • Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-14

 

Sept 8 (Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Wisdom 9:13-18B
  • Reading 2: Philemon 9-10, 12-17
  • Gospel: Luke 14:25-33

 

Sept 15 (Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14
  • Reading 2: 1 Timothy 1:12-17
  • Gospel: Luke 15:1-32

 

Sept 22 (Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Amos 8:4-7
  • Reading 2: 1 Timothy 2:1-8
  • Gospel: Luke 16:1-13

 

Sept 29 (Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Amos 6:1A, 4-7
  • Reading 2: 1 Timothy 6:11-16
  • Gospel: Luke 16:19-31

 

Instructions for Intercessions & Announcements

  • Intercessions and Announcements are placed in a CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the table in the Reconciliation Room for Lectors to review before Mass.
  • Please leave this CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the table.
  • There will be another CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the Podium for Lectors to use during Mass.

Cantors & Choir

Choir Rehearsal and Mass Schedule 

 

List of Songs for Cantors

 

August 15 (Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

All Mass parts Mass of Christ the Savior by Schutte.

  • Gathering: Praise to the Lord (Verses 1, 3 & 4)
  • Psalm 45: The Queen Stands at Your Right Hand, Arrayed in Gold (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: Holy is Your Name (Canticle of Mary) (4 Verses)
  • Communion: Canticle of the Turning (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (3 Verses)

 

August 18 (Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

All Mass parts Mass of Christ the Savior by Schutte.

  • Gathering: All Are Welcome (3 Verses)
  • Psalm 27: The Lord is My Light (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: Healing River of the Spirit (3 Verses)
  • Communion: Song of the Body of Christ (5 Verses)
  • Recessional: In Christ There is No East or West (4 Verses)

 

August 25 (Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time)

All Mass parts Mass of Christ the Savior by Schutte.

  • Gathering: Bring Forth the Kingdom (3 Verses)
  • Psalm 34: Taste and See (Haugen) (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: At the Table of the World (3 Verses)
  • Communion: We Give You Thanks (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (3 Verses)

 

Who's Part of the Music Ministry?

  • Cantors lead and energize the congregation in singing during worship.
  • The Music Ministry Choir leads the congregation in singing as well as provides special music typically at the Gift and Eucharist parts of the Mass. Choral music performed is three to four part voices ranging from traditional to contemporary.
  • Instrumentalists play solos or accompany cantors, choirs, and the congregation in song.
  • The Handbell Choir ministers to the congregation through music.

 

To volunteer, contact Zach Holzer, Director-Liturgy & Music.