Sunday Mass Preparation
ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I cry to you all the day long. O Lord, you are good and forgiving, full of mercy to all who call to you.
FIRST READING: Jeremiah 20:7-9.
RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Psalm 63.
RESPONSE: For you my soul is thirsting, O Lord, my God.
O God, you are my God; at dawn I seek you; for you my soul is thirsting. For you my flesh is pining, like a dry, weary land without water. ℟
I have come before you in the sanctuary, to behold your strength and your glory. Your loving mercy is better than life; my lips will speak your praise. ℟
I will bless you all my life; in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul shall be filled as with a banquet; with joyful lips, my mouth shall praise you. ℟
For you have been my strength; in the shadow of your wings I rejoice. My soul clings fast to you; your right hand upholds me. ℟
SECOND READING: Romans 12:1-2.
GOSPEL ACCLAMATION: Alleluia, alleluia! May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ enlighten the eyes of our hearts that we might know what is the hope to which he has called us. Alleluia.
GOSPEL: Matthew 16:21-27.
COMMUNION ANTIPHON: How great is the goodness, Lord, that you keep for those who fear you.