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Word to Worship

After clicking on link below, click on “Find Related Songs” to search for worship songs for a given Sunday Mass.

Related Songs for this week’s readings

Sunday Website at St. Louis University

Learn what parishes from around the country are singing and music is enhancing their worship. During the pandemic, however, please be advised that not many parishes are submitting their music plans because no public masses are allowed.

15A OT Parish Plans
16A OT Parish Plans
17A OT Parish Plans

National Association of Pastoral Musicians Planning Calendar

NPM serves thousands of Catholic parishes, schools, and institutions in the United States, enabling the Church to “sing the praise of God through divinely inspired musical worship.

Calendar (Member’s Only)

Bulletin Inserts

Pastoral Music Magazine

NPM provides FREE ACCESS to the first thirty-six volumes from October-November 1976 through September 2012. Each issue of the magazine is posted in PDF format for the use of pastoral musicians and others doing research on liturgical and musical issues.

The Liturgical Singer

A resource for cantors, song leaders, choirs, choir directors, and all who sing the Liturgy.

CanticaNOVA Publications

CanticaNOVA’s free liturgical planning pages for the Ordinary Form and Extraordinary Form consist of a Liturgical Information page and a Music Suggestion page (with options for liturgical music, hymns, choral and organ music).

Saint Cecilia is the patroness of musicians and Church music because, as she was dying, she sang to God.

15A – Featured

SUNDAY+ 2 WeeksMORER&A VOCALS
Ken Canedo, Robert Feduccia, Sarah Kroger, ValLimar Jansen, Pedro Rubalcava, Ben Walther and Greg Walton were welcomed warmly by the people of Ghana during a recent mission trip sponsored by CRS and OCP. “Church of Justice” sings of the hope and solidarity they experienced on their journey.
Planning Resources

Word to Worship

After clicking on link below, click on “Find Related Songs” to search for worship songs for a given Sunday Mass.

Related Songs for this week’s readings

National Association of Pastoral Musicians Planning Calendar

NPM serves thousands of Catholic parishes, schools, and institutions in the United States, enabling the Church to “sing the praise of God through divinely inspired musical worship.

Calendar (Member’s Only)

Bulletin Inserts

Pastoral Music Magazine

NPM provides FREE ACCESS to the first thirty-six volumes from October-November 1976 through September 2012. Each issue of the magazine is posted in PDF format for the use of pastoral musicians and others doing research on liturgical and musical issues.

The Liturgical Singer

A resource for cantors, song leaders, choirs, choir directors, and all who sing the Liturgy.

CanticaNOVA Publications

CanticaNOVA’s free liturgical planning pages for the Ordinary Form and Extraordinary Form consist of a Liturgical Information page and a Music Suggestion page (with options for liturgical music, hymns, choral and organ music).
This Week's Featured Songs

Spirit & Song Liturgy Podcast

15A Ordinary Time
July 19, 2020

“But some seed fell on rich soil and produced fruit, a hundred or sixty or thirty-fold. Whoever has ears ought to hear.”

This weekly liturgy planning podcast has resource for musicians, liturgists, homilists, youth groups, faith sharing groups, and all who look to the liturgical readings for inspiration and nourishment.

We are to prepare our hearts to receive the Word of God in order for it to take deep root in our lives.

Entrance Chant

Church of Justice (Ken Canedo, Robert Feduccia, ValLimar Jansen, Sarah Kroger, Ted Miles, Ben Walther, and Greg Walton)

The Commons

Responsorial Psalm

The Seed That Falls on Good Ground Will Yield a Fruitful Harvest (Curtis Stephan)

Spirit & Psalm 2020: p. 236

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia: Mass of St. Mary Magdalene (Sarah Hart)

Spirit & Psalm 2020: p. 238

Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts

O Word of Christ (Sarah Hart and Dwight Liles)

Choose Christ Missal 2020 #378

Communion Chant

Amen, Let It Be Done (Curtis Stephan)

Choose Christ Missal 2020 #257

Sending Forth

With One Voice (Ricky Manalo, CSP)

Choose Christ Missal 2020 #252;
Spirit & Song #232;
Never Too Young #38;
Breaking Bread #384

Jesus stands knocking at the door of our hearts. How do we respond? Tom Booth’s song is a thoughtful reflection on the Lord’s desire to enter into friendship with us. “I am yours . . . you are mine.” The Commons is unplugged interviews with the top Catholic recording artists.

Spirit & Song Liturgy Podcast

16A Ordinary Time
July 19, 2020

“If you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them. Let them grow together until harvest.”

This weekly liturgy planning podcast has resource for musicians, liturgists, homilists, youth groups, faith sharing groups, and all who look to the liturgical readings for inspiration and nourishment.

Weeds and wheat in our lives and in the Church grow side-by-side. God will make all things right at the harvest.

Entrance Chant

With All Your Strength (Chris Muglia and Jeff Thomas)

Choose Christ Missal 2020 #352;
Spirit & Song #372

Responsorial Psalm

Lord, You Are Good and Forgiving (Tom Booth)

Spirit & Psalm 2020: p. 240

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia: Mass of Renewal (Curtis Stephan)

Spirit & Psalm 2020: p. 242

Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts

The Jesus Song (Tom Booth)

Choose Christ Missal 2020 #376;
Breaking Bread #406

Communion Chant

You Stand Knocking (Tom Booth)

Choose Christ Missal 2020 #210;
Spirit & Song #370

Sending Forth

May Your Kingdom Come (Steve Angrisano, Sarah Hart, and Curtis Stephan)

Choose Christ Missal 2020 #394;
Spirit & Song #328

14 Hymns of Songs & Mass Parts for Online Masses

The video has been created for Catholics, Parishes and Masses where music or music ministers are not available to supply music for the liturgy (i.e. due to COVID-19 issues). 14 Hymns w/ time stamps for all the parts of the Catholic Mass have been combined into one video. (Christian Catholic Choral Music at St. Francis de Sales Church, Ajax ON)

Spirit & Song Liturgy Podcasts

This weekly liturgy planning podcast has resource for musicians, liturgists, homilists, youth groups, faith sharing groups, and all who look to the liturgical readings for inspiration and nourishment.

The seed that falls on good ground will yield a fruitful harvest.

Piano Vocals: Option A

R&A Piano Vocals (Anna Romea)

Piano Vocals: Option B

R&A Piano Vocals (Mike)

Guitar Vocals

R&A Guitar Vocals (Christ Brunelle)