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Published music settings

The Liturgy Office has created a list of musical settings of the new translation of the Mass. The list is far from complete so keep an eye out for updates.

Music suggestions for next Sunday

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31 December – Feast of the Holy Family
Angels we have heard
Child in the manger
Infant Holy
In the bleak mid winter
Like a child rests – Walker
Lord Jesus Christ
Lord of all hopefulness
O the word of my Lord
Sleep, holy babe
What child is this?

07 January – The Epiphany of the Lord
All the earth proclaim the Lord
At the name of Jesus
Bethlehem of noblest cities
Sing to the world of Christ – Lee Sands
The first Nowell
What child is this?

14 January – 2 Year B
Bring forth the kingdom – Haugen
Centre of my life – Inwood
Come, come follow me
Forth in the peace of Christ
Forth in thy name
Here I am, Lord
In the Lord is my true salvation – Taizé
My God accept my heart this day
O the word of my Lord
Out of darkness – Walker
Seek ye first the kingdom of God
Unless a grain of wheat – Farrell
This is my will
Will you come and follow me

21 January – 3 Year B
All that I am

Bring forth the kingdom – Haugen
Dear Lord and Father of mankind
Follow me, follow me
Forth in the peace of Christ
God's spirit is in my heart
He who be valiant be
Lord of the dance
Lord you have come to the lakeside
O changeless Christ for ever new
O Christe Domine Jesu – Taizé
O Jesus, I have promised
Remember, remember you mercy – Inwood
Thou whose almighty word
We are one in the spirit
Will you come and follow me

28 January – 4 Year B
All hail the power of Jesus' name
At the name of Jesus
Be still and know that I am God
Be still, for the presence of the Lord
Come let us raise a joyful song
Jesus Christ is waiting
O Lord my God
Open your ears
Sing to the world – Lee/Sands
The light of Christ
Thou whose almighty word
To God with gladness sing

04 February – 5 Year B
A touching place
Be still and know that I am God
Bread for the world – Farrell
Christ is our king
Gather us in – Haugen
Healer of our every ill – Haugen
In the land – Farrell
Lay your hands
Now in this banquet – Haugen
Now thank we all our God
The King of glory comes
The cry of the poor

11 February – 6 Year B
All my hope on God is founded
Amazing grace
Bread for the world – Farrell
Father, we come to you – Walsh
God be in my head
God forgave my sin
Lay your hands
Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us
Many times I have turned
O Christ the healer
Praise, my soul the king of heaven
Vaster far than any ocean
Yahweh (O, Lord) I know you are near

Lent
No Alleluias during Lent, so you could greet the Gospel with one of these:
Glory and Praise – Baty
Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ – Schutte (Cantate)
Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ – Foster (Laudate/Resurrexit)
Praise to you, O Christ – Walsh (Laudate)
Praise to you, O Christ – Dean (Resurrexit)

14 February – Ash Wednesday
Attend and keep this happy feast
Come back to me with all your heart
From ashes to ashes – Brown (Resurrexit)
Fight the good fight
From the deep I lift my voice
From the depths of sin and sadness
From the depths we cry to thee
Give me a new heart
Grant to us, O Lord
Hear us, almighty Lord
Keep we the fast that men of old
Lord Jesus think on me
Lord who throughout these forty days
Many times I have turned
My God, accept my heart this day
O Father, we have wandered
Return to God – Haugen

18 February – 1 Lent B

Attend and keep this happy feast
Come back to me with all your heart
Be not afraid
Forty days and forty nights
Grant to us, O Lord
Guide me, O thou great redeemer
Jesu love of my soul
Keep we the fast that men of old
Lead us heavenly Father, lead us
Lord Jesus think on me
Lord who throughout these forty days
O Jesus, I have promised
On bread alone (Communion Song) – Baty
Return to God – Haugen
On Eagle's wings
Praise to you, O Christ our Saviour – Farrell

25 February – 2 Lent B
Be still for the presence of the Lord
Be thou my vision
Christ the world's light
Crown him with many crowns
Eye has not seen – Haugen
Father we come to you – Walsh
Godhead here in hiding
God, your glory we have seen
How good, Lord, to be here
Immortal, invisible God only wise
Neither life nor death – Haugen
O praise our great and gracious Lord
O raise your eyes on high and see
One thing I ask of the Lord – Dean
Shine, Jesus shine

04 March – 3 Lent B
Deep within – Haas
From the depths
Grant to us, O Lord
O God, thy people gather
Lord, for tomorrow and its needs
Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us
Lord who throughout these forty days
My God, accept my heart this day
Praise the Lord, ye heavens adore him
Praise to you, O Christ our Saviour – Farrell
Water of life
Your words are spirit and life – Farrell

11 March – 4 Lent B
Amazing Grace
Awake, awake, fling off the night
Christ be our light – Farrell
Christ is made the sure foundation
God is love, his the care
Keep in mind that Jesus Christ has died for us
Love divine all loves excelling
Many times I have turned
Now in this banquet – Haugen
Out of darkness – Walker
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
Praise we our God with joy
The light of Christ
To God be the glory
Vaster far than any ocean
You are mine – Haas

18 March – 5 Lent B
Deep within – Haas
Fight the good fight
Glory be to Jesus
God, your glory we have seen
Grant to us, O Lord
Lift high the cross
Love divine all loves excelling
Soul of my Saviour
This is my body
To Christ the Prince of Peace
When I survey the wondrous cross
Unless a grain of wheat

25 March – Palm Sunday

Gathering/Procession: Depending on which form you use, the Gathering can use a simple Hosanna refrain and the procession could reprise that refrain with the addition of verses.
Come to Jerusalem – Dean (Laudate)
Hosanna – Taizé (Laudate)
Hosanna Filio David – Tamblyn (Cantate)
Hosanna on high – Willcock (Resurrexit)
Hosanna to the King – Baty
Hosanna to the Son of David – Dean (Resurrexit)
Hosanna to the Son of David – Schutte (Resurrexit)
Sing Hosanna – Walker (Laudate/Resurrexit)

Other hymns/songs for the procession. As above plus:
All glory, laud and honour
Come to Jerusalem – Dean (Resurrexit)
Ride on! Ride on in majesty!

For other hymns/songs during Mass, remember that we have now shifted from Palms to Passion:
Father, if this cup my pass me by – Dean (Resurrexit)
My song is love unknown
O sacred head


29 March – Maundy Thursday
An upper room did our Lord prepare (Gathering)
As I have done for you – Schutte (Mandatum/Gathering)
Blessing Cup – Baty (Psalm/Communion) 
Faith, hope and love – Dean (Mandatum)
Faith, hope and love – Walker (Mandatum)
How can I repay the Lord – Dean (Psalm)
Love is his word (Gathering/Offertory)
Our blessing cup – Dean (Psalm)
The glory of the cross we sing (Gathering)
The heavenly Word, proceeding forth (Gathering)
We should glory in the Cross –Dean (Gathering)
Ubi Caritas – Taizé (Offertory/Communion)
Ubi Caritas – Plainsong (Offertory/Communion)
Where is love and loving kindess – Rees (Offertory/Communion)
Where true love is dwelling – Quinn/Plainsong

30 March – Good Friday
Adoramus te Christe – Haugen
Ah holy Jesus
Behold the wood – Baty (Procession of the Cross)
Crucem tuam – Taizé (Veneration of the Cross)
In the Lord's atoning grief
Jesus, remember me – Taizé (Communion)
Lift high the cross
My song is love unknown
O my people – Baty (Veneration of the Cross)
O my people – Jones (Veneration of the Cross)
O my people – Lundy (Veneration of the Cross)
Praise to the holiest in the height
Processional Song of the Cross – Inwood (Procession of the Cross)
Sing, my tongue, the song of triumph
This is the wood of the cross – Dean (Procession of the Cross)
We adore your cross, O Saviour – Walker
When I survey the wondrous cross

31 March – Easter Vigil
The Vigil begins with the service of light, including the "Lumen Christi" and "Exsultet". Next comes the Liturgy of the Word with several readings and psalms. Several psalms and songs are included in the list below but see also Resurrexit (pub Decani) and other psalm collections. Several may already be in your repertoire from the Sundays of the year.

The songs and hymns listed below refer to specific Sundays of the Easter season. See also the Easter section of your hymnal – anything proclaiming "He is risen" or simply "Alleluia" can be used throughout the season.

01 April – Easter Sunday
At the Lamb's high feast we sing
Battle is o'er
Christ is alive! With joy we sing
He is risen, tell the story
Jesus Christ is risen today
Now the green blade riseth
O give thanks to the Lord – Baty (Common psalm for Easter)
Out of darkness – Walker
Surrexit Christus – Taizé
Thine be the glory
This joyful Eastertide
This is the day – Barry
This is the day – Baty
We shall see Jesus – Baty (Communion Song)

08 April – 2 Easter B
At the name of Jesus
Crown him with many crowns
Godhead here in hiding (cf vv 2 and 4)
He is Lord
He is risen, tell the story
Jesus us Lord
Like a sea without a shore
Now we remain
Sing with all the saints in glory
Thine be the glory
This is the day – Barry
This is the day – Baty
We have a gospel to proclain
We shall see Jesus – Baty (Communion Song)
We walk by faith (cf v2)
Ye sons and daughters

15 April – 3 Easter B
At the Lamb's high feast we sing
Come and eat this bread – Haugen
Did not our hearts burn within us – Dean
Now in this banquet (cf v2) – Haugen
Sing to the world – Lee/Sands
Thine be the glory
We have a Gospel to proclaim
We shall see Jesus – Baty (Communion Song)
We walk by faith

22 April – 4 Easter B
All the earth proclaim the Lord
At the Lamb's high feast we sing
At the name of Jesus
Because the Lord is my shepherd – Walker
Christ is made the sure foundation
Crown him with many crowns
Forth in the peace of Christ
God is love, his the care
Hail redeemer, king divine
Loving shepherd of thy sheep
Praise we our God with joy
Shepherd me, O God – Haugen
The stone which the builders rejected – Farrell

29 April – 5 Easter B
Alleluia! Give thanks to the risen Lord
Christ is alive! With joy we sing
I will be with you – Baty (Communion Song)
Now the green blade riseth
O praise ye the Lord
Sing to the mountains
This is my body
This is my will
This is the day – Barry
This is the day – Baty
Unless a grain of wheat – Farrell
We have a Gospel to proclaim

06 May – 6 Easter B
God is love, his the care
I will be with you – Baty (Communion Song)
Lord, you love has drawn us near
Love is his word
Now the green blade riseth
Out od darkness
This is my body
Unless a grain of wheat – Farrell
We have a Gospel to proclaim
We have been told
Where is love and loving kindness

13 May – Ascension B
All hail the power of Jesus' name
Alleluia! Sing to Jesus
At the name of Jesus
Crown him with many crowns
God, your glory we have seen
I will be with you – Baty (Communion Song)
Hail the day that sees him rise
New praises be given
Rejoice! The Lord is King
Stand and stare not – Huijbers
The head that once was crowned
We have a Gospel to proclaim