Today is the Feast Saints Peter & Paul

Today’s Readings
First Reading  Acts 12:1-11  Peter is miraculously released from prison by an angel of the Lord.

Second Reading  2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18  Paul is looking back on his life as an apostle of Christ, and looking forward to heaven.

Gospel  Matthew 16:13-19  Peter professes his faith in Jesus as the Messiah, and Jesus confirms him as the rock on which the Church will be built.

Opening Hymn: For all the Saints  371
Penitential Rite Kyrie eleison (Taizé)

Gloria  Lourdes
Psalm (said)
Gospel Acclamation Taizé Alleluia
Creed said
Preparation of the Gifts  Blest are you, Lord 603
Sanctus  Bodley
Acclamation Laudate Dominum (Taizé)  698
Agnus Dei Lourdes
Holy Communion
  This is my body  627
Recessional  Sing with all the saints in glory  451

Prayer of the Faithful
Praying especially for:
Ana Ferreira Mendes (anniversary)