3rd Sunday of Easter

April 18, 2021

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Opening Hymn

We Sent into the World, R. Manalo
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Opening Prayer

May your people exult for ever, O God,
in renewed youthfulness of spirit,
so that,
rejoicing now

in the restored glory of our adoption,

we may look forward

in confident hope
to the rejoicing of the day of resurrection.
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.

Amen.

Let us Sing in Glory to God

Mass of Joy and Peace Glory to God, T Al
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Scripture Readings

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First Reading

Psalm

Reading 1. 3rd Sunday of Easter
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Ps 4 Lord Let Your Face Shine on Us, M H
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Second Reading

Reading 2. 3rd Sunday of Easter
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Alleluia & Gospel Reading

Gospel Acclamation Mass of Spirit and Gr
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Gospel.WAV
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Homily

Prayers of the Faithful

With Easter hope in our hearts, let us bring our prayers and needs before the Lord.

  • For the Church, may she increase in grace and holiness during this Easter season, let us pray to the Lord.

  • For the unborn, may their sacred lives be protected and valued, let us pray to the Lord.

  • For all of us gathered here, may the Lord develop within us hearts of love and stewardship in order to draw ever closer to him, let us pray to the Lord.

  • For our beloved dead – family and friends who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith – may they rest in the eternal peace of Christ, 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.

Gracious Father, we place our hopes and fear, our needs and desires into your loving hands. Grant our prayers according to your holy will. We ask this through your Son, Christ our Lord.  Amen

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.

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Meditation Hymn

Spirit and Grace, R. Manalo
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Closing Prayer

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Receive, O Lord, we pray,
these offerings of your exultant Church,
and, as you have given her cause

for such great gladness,

grant also that the gifts we bring
may bear fruit in perpetual happiness.
Through Christ our Lord.

Amen.

Closing Hymn

The Wondrous News, D Schutte
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