O Lord, hear my prayer; and let my cry come unto you.
O Lord, hear my prayer; and let my cry come unto you.
Blessed is the nation who God is the Lord; the people whom he has chosen as his inheritance.
V. By the word of the Lord the heavens were established, and all the powers therein by the Spirit of his mouth.
Ps. 32:12; V. 6
O Lord, you have been for us a refuge from age to age.
V. Before the mountains were created, and before the land and the world were formed, from everlasting to everlasting, you are God.
Ps. 89:1; V. 2
Your are righteous, O Lord, and right is your judgement; deal with this servant of yours according to your mercy.
V. Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord.
Ps. 118:137, 124; V. 1
If a man wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
O Lord, I will be mindful of your justice alone; you have taught me, O God, from my youth; and so, unto old age and grey hairs, O God, forsake me not.
Ps. 70:16, 17, 18
O Lord, look down in order to help me; let them be covered with confusion and shame, who seek after my soul to take it away.
Ps. 39:14, 15
Sing to the Lord a new song; for the Lord has accomplished wondrous deeds.
Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I have called out to you all the day; for you, O Lord, are good and forgiving and plenteous in mercy to all who call upon you.
V. Incline your ear, O Lord, and hear me, for I am needy and poor.
Ps. 85:3, 5; V. 1
The nations shall fear your name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth your glory.
V. For the Lord has built upon Zion, and he shall appear in his majesty.
Ps. 101:16; V. 17
The earth will be satisfied by the work of your hands, O Lord, as you bring forth bread from the land and wine to gladden the heart of man; oil to make his face shine, and bread to strengthen man's heart.
Ps. 103:13, 14, 15
He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood, abides in me, and I in him., says the Lord.
With expectation, I have waited for the Lord, and he has cast his look upon me; he has heard my supplication, and he has put a new canticle into my mouth, a song to our God.
Ps. 30:2, 3, 4
You are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church.
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is of no avail.
For the Lord is a great God; a great king over all the earth.
It is good to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing in honor of your name, O Most High.
V. To show forth your mercy in the morning, and your fidelity in the night.
Ps. 91:2, V. 3
Incline your ear to me, O Lord, and hear me; O God, save your servant who trusts in you; have mercy on me, O Lord, for unto you do I cry all the day.
V. Gladden the soul of your servant, for unto you, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul.
Ps. 85: 1, 2, 3; V. 4
A great sign appeared in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet; and on her head, a crown of twelve stars.
V. Sing unto the Lord a new song, for he has accomplished wondrous deeds.
Rev. 12:1; V. Ps. 97
Let us all rejoice in the Lord, as we celebrate this feast day in honor of the Virgin Mary; her Assumption caused the angels to rejoice and to praise together the Son of God.
V. My heart overflows with a goodly theme; I address my works to the king.
V. Ps. 44
Hearken. O Daughter, and see, incline your ear, for the king greatly desires your beauty.
V. With your comeliness and your beauty, set out, proceed victorious and reign.
Ps. 44:11, 12; V. 5
Mary has been taken up into heaven; the hosts of Angels rejoice.The Alleluia provides another rare instance where a non-biblical text is used. The angels rejoice as they see the Mother of God taking her rightful place in heaven, completing the "fiat"of her earthly existence.
Mary has been taken up into heaven; the Angels rejoice, praising the Lord together and blessing him, alleluia.The Offertory is still another instance of the use of a non-biblical text. Very much a repeat of the Alleluia, we should also join the choirs of angels in this declaration.
All generations shall call me blessed; for he who is mighty has accomplished great things on my behalf.
Luke 1:48, 49The Communion is a snippet of the Magnificat, Mary's canticle of praise and thanksgiving. We, too, can also be as blessed as she is, if we but just surrender our will to God.
My house will be called a house of prayer, says the Lord; everyone who asks here, will receive, and he who seeks, will find, and to him who knocks, it will be opened.
He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood, abides in my, and I in him, says the Lord.
Seek first the kingdom of God, and all the rest will be given to you in addition, says the Lord.
The Angel of the Lord shall encamp around those who fear him and shall deliver them; taste and see how good the Lord is.
Ps. 33:8, 9
Come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise unto God our Savior.
My flesh is the true food, my blood is the true drink; he who eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him.
John 6:56, 57
It is better to confide in the Lord than to have confidence in man.
V. Better it is to trust in the Lord than to trust in princes.
Ps. 117:8; V. 9
Behold, O God our protector, and consider the face of your Anointed; for one day in your house is better than a thousand elsewhere.
V. How lovely is your tabernacle, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs and pines after the courts of the Lord.
Ps. 83: 10, 11; V. 2, 3
The bread which I give is my flesh for the life of the world.
Blessed is the servant whom the Lord, when he comes, will find to be vigilant. Truly, I say to you, he will establish him over all his possessions.
Matt. 24: 46, 47
In you have I put my trust, O Lord; I said, "You are my God, my destiny is in your hands."
Ps. 30:15, 16
O Lord, you have been unto us a refuge from age to age.
Show us your mercy, O Lord, and grant us your salvation.
V. Lord, you have blessed your land, you have put an end to Jacob's captivity.
Ps. 84:8; V. 2
Remember, O Lord, your covenant, and do not forget forever the souls of the poor.
V. Arise, O Lord, and judge your own cause; remember the scorn to which your servants have been subjected.
Ps. 79: 20, 19; V. 22, 23
Blessed is the man whose God is the Lord; the people whom he has chosen as his inheritance.
V. By the word of the Lord, the heavens were established, and all the power therein by the Spirit of his mouth.
Ps.32:12; V. 6
Remember, O Lord, your covenant, and do not abandon forever the souls of your poor; arise, O Lord, and judge your own cause; forget not the cries of those who seek you.
V. O God, why have you cast us off unto the end; why is your wrath enkindled against the sheep of your pasture?
Ps. 73:20, 19, 22, 23; V. 1
Universal Intention - Sports. That sports may be an opportunity for friendly encounters between peoples and may contribute to peace in the world.
Reflections for these intentions are found here.Evangelization Intention - Living the Gospel. That Christians may live the Gospel, giving witness to faith, honesty, and love of neighbor.