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October 7, 2001, 27th Sunday OT
Rehearsal Time_______________Presider____________________________________
Additional Notes:_________________________________________________________
INTRODUCTORY RITES
Gathering Song _________________________________________________________
Introductory Rite_________________________________________________________
Kyrie _________________________________________________________________
Glory to God ____________________________________________________________
LITURGY OF THE WORD
First Reading ___________________________________________________________
Responsorial Psalm______________________________________________________
Second Reading _________________________________________________________
Gospel Acclamation ______________________________________________________
Gospel ________________________________________________________________
General Intercessions _____________________________________________________
LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST
Preparation of the Gifts ___________________________________________________
Holy __________________________________________________________________
Memorial Acclamation ____________________________________________________
Great Amen ____________________________________________________________
Lamb of God ___________________________________________________________
Communion Song ________________________________________________________
Song of Praise __________________________________________________________
CONCLUDING RITE
Dismissal ______________________________________________________________
Closing Song ___________________________________________________________

FIRST READING:
Hab. 1: 2-3; 2: 2-4 "The just man will live by his faithfulness." The prophet Habakkah cries out to God-why do you look on when tyranny and discord abound. He answered that the unjust will flag while the upright will flourish.
RESPONSORIAL PSALM:
Ps. 95 "O that today you would listen to his voice! Harden not your hearts."
SECOND READING:
2 Tim. 1: 6-8, 13-14 "Never be ashamed of witnessing to the Lord."
GOSPEL ACCLAMATION:
1 Pet. 1: 25 "The word of the Lord stands for ever; it is the word given to you, the Good News."
GOSPEL: Lk. 17: 5-10
"If you had faith...."
The apostles ask Jesus to increase their faith. Jesus says that if their faith were the size of a mustard seed , they could say to a tree, be uprooted..... that we are servants of each other, and not masters over each other.
FOCUS: "The word of the Lord stands forever: it is the word given to you, the Good News." God is ever-present: it is up to us to discover what the gift of faith can do in our lives.
REFLECTION: "The mysteries and secrets of the kingdom of God first seek for believers that they may make them understanding. For faith is understanding's step, and understanding faith's attainment." St. Augustine
"When you pray, shut your eyes for a moment and try to concentrate your spiritual powers. If you get tired, raise your eyes to the icon or the lighted candle. Concentrating on prayer this way, the heart will find within itself that spiritual warmth which comes from Christ himself and fills one's whole being with peace and joy." St. Seraphim of Sarov
"And the only way to protect oneself against the devil is by constant remembrance of God: His remembrance must be imprinted in the heart by the power of the Cross, thus rendering the mind firm and unyielding. This is the aim at which all our efforts in the inner spiritual life are directed. Every Christian is called to follow this path, and if he travels instead in another direction, he strives in vain. Any man who has God within him also undertakes all the varied spiritual exercises with this same purpose in view: by means of voluntary self-denial he strives to call down the bounty of all-merciful God, that God may restore to him his former status, setting the imprint of Christ in his mind; as the Apostle says: 'My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you'." St. Simeon the New Theologian
APPLYING THE READINGS TO THE LITURGY: Faith is a key element in today's readings.
Penitential rite: Third form with second or seventh set of sample invocations
General Intercessions-
Introduction: My brothers and sisters, God our Father is our origin and guide who hears the prayers of all who praise him. Let us offer our prayers to God, whose gifts are without measure.
· For the Church of God: that we will joyfully proclaim and live our faith in Christ the eternal gift from God.
· For peace and well-being of the whole world, that God's gift to us in this life will lead us to salvation in the life to come.
· For those who suffer from hunger, sickness, or loneliness: that the gift of Christ's presence bring them health and peace,
· For our community and our families, who welcome Christ into their lives: that we all learn to receive him in the poor and suffering people of this world,
Opening Prayer: Alternate
Preface: Third preface in Ordinary time
Introduce the breaking of the bread: We are servants of God and the Eucharist sustains us in our faith, enlightening us to be able to respond.
Prayers over the people: Ninth
or
Solemn Blessing in Ordinary time: Fourth
Faith Formation
Let our prayers rise above the level of requests for favors or special treatment. Let us not ask God to do our work for us, nor ask Him to take away the pain of the consequences of our actions. Most important, let's not ask God to give us a special miracle, so we can have faith in Him. Instead, let us praise God, and thank Him for the faith and grace He has given us. Let us fall on our knees and adore Him, and accept His will for us.
· What were the apostles requesting when they asked for ncreased faith?
· What do you expect from God?
· What do you expect from the Catholic community?
Song suggestions:
Here I Am, Lord (Ward) PMB, WCH
Children's Liturgy of the Word
Have the children share instances when they have been rewarded for their actions. When have they not been rewarded? Would it be right to work and be helpful only if we were to receive a prize? While rewards are nice we cannot expect to be paid for everything we do. We must help out and not worry about what we'll get in return. God rewards us in ways beyond our understanding right now.
GATHERING SONG:
All That is Hidden (Farrell) BB/MI, HM, JS
City of God (Schutte) BB/MI, GP, GPCOMP, GC, HM, GTR, JS, WCS, WW
From the Depths BB, CBW III, RS, PMB
Gather Us In (Haugen) BB/MI, CVH, GPCOMP, GC, GTR, WCH, WP
God, Whose Purpose Is to Kindle 640 WP
I Heard the Voice of Jesus BB/MI, CVH, JS, RS, WP
In Christ There Is No East or West BB/MI, CBW II, CVH, GC, GPCOMP, JS, RS, PMB, WCH, WOV, WP
Jesus, Shepherd of Our Souls 649 WP
Lift High the Cross BB/MI, CBW III
542 CVH, GPCOMP, PMB, WCH, WP
Lord, As the Day Begins (Dean) BB/MI, JS
Praise the God of All Creation (Walker) BB/MI
Praise We Our God With Joy 574 CVH
Praise the Lord, Ye Heavens Adore Him 306 BB/MI, 656 CBW II, 573 CVH, 662 PMB
Praise the Lord, Oceans and Rivers GC,GTR
Sing, O Sing (Schutte) BB/MI, GP2, JS
Sing to the Mountains (Dufford) 580 BB/ MI, 664 CBW II, 48 GP, 227 GPCOMP, 234 GTR
Sing to the World (Sands) BB/MI, HM
The Church's One Foundation BB/ MI, CBW III, 489 CVH, GC, GPCOMP, 150 PMB, RS, WCH, 618 WP
We Are Not Our Own (Lovelace) G-4561
What Is This Place (Oosterhuis) BB/MI, GC, GP2, GPCOMP, GTR, JS, RS, WP
When I Behold the Wondrous Cross 53 PMB, CBW III, 263 CVH, WCH, 258 WOV, 433 WP
Yahweh (Norbet) BB/MI, CBW III, 275 GP, 236 PMB, 383 WCH
PREPARATION OF THE GIFTS:
All That is Hidden (Farrell) BB/MI, GP2, JS
Be with Me, Lord (Haugen) GPCOMP, GC, GTR, RS, WCH
Canticle of Zachary GC, GTR
Give Me Jesus (arr. Hansen) BB/MI, GP2, JS
God and Man at Table Are Sat Down (Stamps) GP, JS
God Is Our Refuge OCP 8130
How Can I Keep from Singing BB/ MI, GP, GPCOMP, GC, GTR
How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place 451 CVH, 200 PMB
Hold Me in Life (Huijbers, Oosterhuis) BB/MI, CBW III, GC, 241 GTR
I Will Lift Up My Eyes (Conry) BB/ MI, GC, GTR, HM, JS
Justice Shall Flourish (Marchionda) WCH
Keep in Mind (Deiss) BB/MI, 69 PMB, WCH
Kindness (Ps. 130) 212 PMB
Lord, from the Depths I Cry to You (Ps. 130) 213 PMB
Now We Remain (Haas) GC, GTR, WCH
On Eagle's Wings (Joncas) BB/MI, GP, GPCOMP, GTR, GC, HM, JS, WCS
Only In God (Talbot) BB/MI, JS
Only This I Want (Schutte) 224 GP, 183 GPCOMP
Shelter Me, O God (Hurd) BB/MI, GC, GTR
Sing to the Lord (Owens) G-4717
Take Up Your Cross BB, CBW III, CVH, 44 PMB, 496 WOV, 634 WP
The Cry of the Poor (Foley) BB/MI, GP, GPCOMP, GC, GTR, HM, JS
With the Lord (Joncas) BB/MI, GP2, JS
COMMUNION:
Amazing Grace BB/MI, CBW III, 447 CVH, 3 GP, 14 GPCOMP, 116 WCH, 56 WOV, 583 WP, 7509 WS
Because the Lord Is My Shepherd (Walker) BB/MI, GC, GTR, HM, JS
Blest Are They (Haas) BB/MI, GPCOMP, GTR
Bread and Wine (Young) G-4066
Canticle of Zachary 316 GTR, BB/MI
Eye Has Not Seen (Haugen) BB/MI, GTR, GPCOMP, WCH
Gift of Finest Wheat (Kreutz) BB/MI, CBW III, 389 CVH, GPCOMP, 665 PMB, WCH, 736 WP
Holy Name Communion Song (Sands) BB/MI, GP2, JS
I Was Hungry (Marchionda) WCH, WW
In the Breaking of the Bread (Ward) WCH
In the Breaking of the Bread (Hurd) 450 BB/MI, 340 GTR
Life-Giving Bread (Manalo) G-3911
One Bread, One Body (Foley) BB/MI, 127 GP, 180 GPCOMP, 346 GTR, 504 SM, 504 WCS, 504 WW
Take, Lord, Receive (Foley) GP, GPCOMP, JS
The Will of Your Love (Toolan) BB/MI, GP2, JS
This Bread that We Share BB/MI, HM
We Have Been Told (Haas) BB/MI, GPCOMP, GTR, WCH
What Wondrous Love BB/MI, 530 CVH, GPCOMP, GTR, GC, 157 PMB, WCH, 600 WP
You Are Near (Schutte) BB/MI, CBW III, GP, GPCOMP, HM, WCS, WW
SONG OF PRAISE:
How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place (Joncas) BB/MI, GC, GPCOMP, GTR
How Shall I Sing to God? (Haas) G-3453
I Am the Bread of Life (Englert) BB/MI/ JS, PMB, WCH
O Christe Domine Jesu (Berthier) 278 GTR, TAIZE II
Only In God (Foley) CBW III, GP, GPCOMP, JS
To Do What Pleases You OCP 9050
CLOSING SONG:
A Mighty Fortress BB/MI, CBW II, GPCOMP, GC, HM, JS, PMB, WCH, WP
Christ Is Alive CBW III, 269 CVH, 183 GTR, 79 PMB, 466 WP
Go In Joy (Hruby) 11-2086
God's Blessing Sends Us Forth 605 CVH, 153 PMB, WCH
God, Whose Purpose Is to Kindle 640 WP
In Thee, O Lord, I Put My Trust (Handel) G-4203
Lord, You Give The Great Commission BB/MI, GC, RS, WP
Path of Life (Dameans) GP, 188 GPCOMP
Praise God (Dufford/Foley) CBW III, JS
Praise God from Whom All Blessings Dwell BB/MI, CBW III, WCH, 573 WP
Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven BB/MI, CBW III, 123 PMB, WCH, 68 WOV, 530 WP
Praise We Christ's Immortal Body 674 PMB, 300 WCH
Praise We the Lord This Day 696 WP
O God, Our Help in Ages Past (Ps. 90) BB/MI, CBW III, 457 CVH, 174 GPCOMP, 128 PMB, WCH, 46 WOV, 569 WP
Of the Kindness of the Lord (Proulx) G-3274
Seek the Lord (O'Connor) BB/MI, 46 GP, 213 GPCOMP
Sing of the Lord's Goodness (Sands) BB/MI, GC, GTR, JS
Sing Out, Earth and Skies (Haugen) 198 GC, GTR, WCH
There's a Wideness in God's Mercy 388 BB/MI, 535 CVH, 596 WP
Though the Mountains May Fall (Schutte) BB/MI, CBW III, GP, GPCOMP, GC, GTR, JS, WCS, WW
What God Has Now Begun (Conry) BB, JS