16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, year A
First Reading Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 After praising God, the author continues ‘…you have given your sons the good hope that after sin you will grant repentance.’
Second Reading Romans 8:26-27 The Holy Spirit comes to help us when we do not know how to pray
Gospel Matthew 13:24-30 shorter form Jesus tells a parable where weeds grow amongst the wheat and remain there — until they are separated at harvest time and the weeds are burned — a parable of judgement.
This week the choir will be continuing with the Belmont Mass setting, a simple but beautiful setting of the Mass texts. You can find a recording of the Belmont Mass (the Kyrie is missing) here
Opening Hymn: Morning has broken 671
Penitential Rite Belmont Mass
Gloria Belmont Mass
Preparation of the Gifts organ; followed by Blest are you, Lord 603
Sanctus Belmont Mass
Agnus Dei Belmont Mass
Holy Communion organ; O Bread of Heaven 662
Recessional My soul proclaims the Lord, my God 340
Prayer of the Faithful
Praying especially for:
Eileen Brett, lately dead.