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 19 (Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Proverbs 9:1-6
  • Reading 2: Ephesians 5:15-20
  • Gospel: John 6:51-58

 

Aug 26 (Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Joshua 24:1-2A, 15-17, 18B
  • Reading 2: Ephesians 5:21-32
  • Gospel: John 6:60-69

 

Sept 2 (Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8
  • Reading 2: James 1:17-18, 21B-22, 27
  • Gospel: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

 

Sept 9 (Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time) 

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 35:4-7A
  • Reading 2: James 2:1-5
  • Gospel: Mark 7:31-37

 

Sept 16 (Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time) 

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 50:5-9A
  • Reading 2: James 2:14-18
  • Gospel: Mark 8:27-35

 

Sept 23 (Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time) 

  • Reading 1: Wisdom 2:12, 17-20
  • Reading 2: James 3:16 – 4:3
  • Gospel: Mark 9:30-37

 

Sept 30 (Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Numbers 11:25-29
  • Reading 2: James 5:1-6
  • Gospel: Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48

 

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

 

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

Mass Parts:  Mass of Christ the Savior, Schuette, except Gospel Acclamation, Halle, Halle.

  • Gathering: Hail Holy Queen Enthroned Above (3 Verses)
  • Psalm 45: The Queen Stands at Your Right Hand, Arrayed in Gold (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: Holy is Your Name (Canticle of Mary) (5 Verses)
  • Communion:  Canticle of the Turning (4 Verses)
  • Recessional: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (3 Verses)

 

Aug 19 (20th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Mass Parts:  Mass of Christ the Savior, Schuette, except Gospel Acclamation, Halle, Halle.

  • Gathering: Now the Feast and Celebration (2 Verses)
  • Psalm 25: To You, O Lord (Haugen) (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: The Summons (4 Verses)
  • Communion:  Song of the Body of Christ (5 Verses)
  • Recessional: In Christ There is No East or West (4 Verses)

 

Aug 26 (21st Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Mass Parts:  Mass of Christ the Savior, Schuette, except Gospel Acclamation, Halle, Halle.

  • Gathering: Bring Forth the Kingdom (3 Verses)
  • Psalm 103: The Lord is Kind and Merciful (Cotter) (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: When Love is Found (5 Verses)
  • Communion:  We Give Thanks (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: With One Voice (2 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.