Today is the Feast Saints Peter & Paul
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)
Gospel Acclamation Taizé Alleluia
Preparation of the Gifts Blest are you, Lord 603
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)