Divine Mercy Sunday

April 11, 2021

Let us Sing in Glory to God

Mass of Joy and Peace Glory to God, T Al
00:00 / 02:02

Opening Hymn

All for Your Glory, D. Schutte
00:00 / 04:16

Opening Prayer

God of everlasting mercy,
who in the very recurrence of the paschal feast
kindle the faith of the people

you have made your own,

increase, we pray,

the grace you have bestowed,
that all may grasp and rightly understand
in what font they have been washed,
by whose Spirit they have been reborn,
by whose Blood they have been redeemed.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ,

your Son,
who lives and reigns with you

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever.

Amenn.

Scripture Readings

First Reading

Psalm

Reading 1. 2nd Sunday of Easter
00:00 / 00:47
Ps 118 Give Thanks to the Lord
00:00 / 03:20

Second Reading

Reading 2. 2nd Sunday of Easter
00:00 / 01:16

Alleluia & Gospel Reading

Gospel Acclamation Mass of Spirit and Gr
00:00 / 01:22
Gospel
00:00 / 02:15

Homily

The video Homily I offer you today is the one I created almost a year ago when we celebrated Divine Mercy Sunday 2020.  The video was well received last year, and I have posted the original version below.  This year I have updated the video with new commentary.  That video is listed here as well.

The original Video - Divine Mercy 2020

an updated version - with new commentary

Prayers of the Faithful

With trust in God’s infinite mercy, let us bring our petitions before him.

  • For Pope Francis and all pastoral leaders, may Christ draw them ever closer to himself and intercede in their every need, let us pray to the Lord.

  • For civic leaders, may the Lord bless them with the skills and talents they need for the communities they serve, let us pray to the Lord.

  • For those gathered here and all whom we love, through the grace of the Holy Spirit may we grow ever closer to our Lord, let us pray to the Lord.

  • For those who have died, may they soon rest with all the angels and saints forever, let us pray to the Lord.

  • For all the prayers that we hold in the silence of our hearts, let us pray to the Lord.

Merciful Father, we who believe in you without seeing give you thanks for your gracious mercy. Hear the prayers we offer today, through your Son, Christ our Lord.

The Lord's Prayer

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come, 
Thy will be done
on earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us,
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Meditation Hymn

God of Mercy, R. Manalo
00:00 / 04:27

Closing Prayer

Grant, we pray, almighty God,
that our reception of your grace

may have a continuing effect
in our minds and hearts.
Through Christ our Lord.

Amen.

Closing Hymn

Supper of the Lamb, D Schutte
00:00 / 02:39

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