26th Sunday Ordinary Time Year A Today’s Readings  (missal p. 659)

First Reading  Ezekiel 18:25-28  The repentent sinner will be saved, says the Lord.

Second Reading Philippians 2:1-5 (shorter form) ‘There must be no competition among you’.

Gospel Matthew 21:28-32  Obedience of the heart is more important than mere outward assent to God’s law.


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: Praise my soul the King of Heaven  807
Penitential Rite Belmont Mass
Gloria  Belmont Mass
Psalm said
Creed said
Gospel Acclamation Belmont
Preparation of the Gifts  organ; followed by Blest are you, Lord  603
Sanctus  Belmont Mass
Agnus Dei Belmont Mass
Holy Communion  organ; The Lord’s my Shepherd  806
Recessional  Be thou my vision  970
Prayer of the Faithful Praying especially for:
Saturday: Juanita Torino, who died recently. RIP.
Sunday: Eric Mamo, 7th anniversary. RIP.