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April 8, 2004 Holy Thursday

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June 21, 2004 Tweflth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Cycle C
July 25, 2004 Seventeeth Sunday in Ordinary Time

FIRST READING:

Ex. 12: 1-8, 11-14 "This day shall be a memorial feast for you, which all your generations shall celebrate with pilgrimage to the LORD, as a perpetual institution."

RESPONSORIAL PSALM:

Ps. 116 "Our blessing-cup is a communion with the Blood of Christ."

SECOND READING:

1 Cor. 11: 23-26 "For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the death of the Lord until he comes."

GOSPEL ACCLAMATION:

Jn. 13: 34 "I give you a new commandment says the Lord: love one another as I have loved you."

GOSPEL:

Jn. 13: 1-15 "'Master, are you going to wash my feet?' Jesus answered and said to him, 'What I am doing, you do not understand now, but you will understand later.'"

scriptural topics:

eucharist, glory, salvation, service, humility, love

FOCUS: "If I, Teacher and Lord, have washed your feet, you must wash each other's feet." By serving the needs of others, we serve God.

REFLECTION: "One must see God in everyone." St. Catherine Laboure

"Love your neighbor without expecting any return from him; what you do for him, Jesus counts as being done for Him."

St. Catherine of Siena

"It is easy to feel drawn to good, healthy people who have pleasant manners, but that is only natural love and not charity. A mother does not love her sick deformed child because he is lovable, but because she is his mother, and we must pray the Holy Ghost to put into our hearts that selfless devotion which nature has put into hers." Robert Bellarmine

"For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the death of the Lord until he comes."

"Invisible in his own nature he became visible in ours. Beyond our grasp, he chose to come within our grasp. Existing before time began, he began to exist at a moment in time. Incapable of suffering as God, he did not refuse to be man, capable of suffering. Immortal, he chose to be subject to the laws of death." Leo the Great

"The soul of one who loves God always swims in joy, always keeps holiday, and is always in a mood for singing." St. John of the Cross

APPLYING THE READINGS TOTHE LITURGY: We commune with our sisters and brothers and with God ultimately through Jesus Christ, in body and blood.

The celebration of the institution of the Eucharist and the remembrance of Israel's Passover are but part of the overall theme of service.

In the ceremony of the washing of the feet, we are not merely re-enacting history. The same applies for the liturgy itself; the ritual is a genuine gesture of communal solidarity. The new directives of the sacramentary encourage Communion under both species for this day. Heightened reverence for the entire Eucharistic Prayer would be appropriate.

Sample General Intercessions:

Introduction—My sisters and brothers, through our Lord Jesus Christ, we are saved and set free, through him we find life and resurrection. Let us pray to God who reveals to us how to love:

• For the Holy Church, the bride of Christ: that the world may know her by her love;

• For the world in which we live: that God may instill within us awareness of service as the path of love;

• For all those afflicted, sick, or lonely:

that God may strengthen them through His love;

• For our families and community: that God give us the courage to reach out to those who need our love.

Preface: for the Holy Eucharist

Roman Canon for Holy Thursday.

Faith Formation

Loving service is the path to God, to eternal life and to happiness. We are here to be of service to those whom Jesus loves, that is all of us. By serving others we draw closer to Jesus who through the Holy Spirit reveals God to us. Let us meditate on how the resurrected Christ comes to us: through the Eucharist, loving service, through prayer and the sacraments, through the love we see in others, through the love we ourselves put into action in our daily lives, and...

Children's Liturgy of the Word

By helping others we help ourselves. Talk about involvent as volunteers as a way of getting closer to Jesus.

• What do we have to gain by

helping others?

Make the observation that people who really work at being helpful, often learn important things about how to live a happy life.

GATHERING SONG:

All People That on Earth Do Dwell

BB/MI, CBW III, GC, GPCOMP, JS,

PMB, RS, W&S, WP

At the Name of Jesus AF-33-99-163,

BB/MI, CBW III, JS, CVH, WCH, WP

Bless the Feast (Hansen) BB/MI, GP2, JS

Come, All You Blessed Ones SM, WCQ

Gather Us In (Haugen) BB/MI, CVH, GC,

GPCOMP, GTR, RS, WCH, WP

Gather Your People BB/MI, JS

God of Abraham (Farrell) BB/MI, GC,

GP2, HM, JS

I Come with Joy to Meet My Lord (Wren)

CCH, RS

Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us with Your Love GC,

GTR, G-3000, LMGM, RS, SM, W&S,

WCH, WP

Jesus, Lamb of God (Farrell) 7237 OCP

Jesus Christ Is Lord (Deiss) GP, HM

Jesus Christ Is Lord (Hughes) G-2865

Lift High the Cross BB/MI, CBW III,

CVH, GC, GPCOMP, JS, PMB, RS,

SM, W&SM WCH, WP

Lord, Who at Your First Eucharist BB/MI,

CBW III, JS, PMB, WP

Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service

BB/MI, CVH, GP2, WP

O Holy Banquet WS

Remember Me (Homerding) WS

Servant Song (McGargill) BB/MI, JS

Service (Ceasar) GP, GPCOMP, YPGP

Sing, My Tongue, the Song of Triumph

RS, WP

The Greatest Gift (Marchionda) PMB,

WCH

The River Will Rise (Conry) BB

What Is This Place (Oosterhuis) BB/MI,

GC, GPCOMP, GTR, JS, RS, WP

(Silence or instrumental music)

RESPONSORIAL PSALM:

43 PFC, Vol. 2 (Hughes)

Our Blessing Cup (Joncas) BB, GTR

Our Blessing Cup (Hurd) BB

Psalm 116: In the Presence of God (Kenzia)

BB

Psalm 116: Our Blessing Cup (Guimont)

CCH, GC

Psalm 116: Our Blessing Cup (Weckler)

C35 PARM

Psalm 116: Our Blessing Cup (Haugen)

GTR, RS

Psalm 116: In the land of the living (Haas)

RS

Psalm 116: Our blessing cup (Peloquin) RS,

WP

WASHING OF THE FEET:

Adoramus Te Christe (Haugen) GC,

GTR, RS

An Upper Room with Evening Lamps

Ashine AF-11188

Dwelling Place (Foley) CBW III, GC, GP

GPCOMP

Faith, Hope and Love (Walker) OCP,

GC

Glory In the Cross (Janco) G-4213

Jesus Took a Towel GC, RS, WCQ, W&S,

WP

Love, One Another (Dufford) BB/MI,

GPCOMP, JS

No Greater Love (Joncas) BB, G-3140,

GC, GTR, JS, RS

No Greater Love (Schoenbachler) BB,

GP2, HM, JS

Procession of the Oils (Inwood) 5779 WLP

So Must You Do (Haugen) GC, G-4841

Song of Thanksgiving (Ducote) G2, GC

Song of the Lord's Supper (Joncas) GTR,

G2, GC

The Lord Jesus (Norbet) BB, CBW III,

GP2, JS

The Lord Jesus Humbled Himself WCQ

The Love of the Lord (Joncas) GC, GTR,

G-3220

This Is My Example: Song for the

Washing of the Feet G-5446

Ubi Caritas (Berthier) GC, GTR, G-2586,

RS, TAIZE II, WP

Ubi Caritas (Proulx) G-1983

Ubi Caritas (Hurd) BB/MI, JS

Unless a Grain of Wheat (Farrell) BB/MI,

GC, JS, RS

We, the Body of Christ (Hillebrand)

GPCOMP

Where Charity and Love Prevail

AF-11-10120, BB/MI, CVH, GC, GTR,

PMB, RS, WCH, WP

Where There is Love (Hughes) G-2555

PREPARATION OF THE GIFTS:

A Grain of Wheat (Reagen) G-3105

A New Commandment (Ward) WS

At the Table of the World SM, WCQ

Christians, Let Us Love One Another

BB/MI, CBW III, GP2, HM, JS

Gift of Love BB/MI, GTR, JS

How Can I Repay the Lord? (Chepponis)

G-3383

How Shall I Repay the Lord? (Englert)

G-5202

In the Heart Where Love Is Abiding

(Bernard) G-4196

Keep in Mind (Deiss) BB/MI, GC, JS, PMB,

RS, SM, WCH

Let Us Break Bread Together ACH,

GC, GPCOMP, HL-402-12104, JS, PMB,

RS, WCH, WP

Love Divine, All Loves Excelling BB/MI,

CVH, GC, GPCOMP, JS, RS, WP

Love in His Word SM, WCH

Mandatum Novum (Berthier) TAIZE, WP

No Greater Love (Joncas) BB/MI, G-3140,

GC, GTR, JS, RS

No Greater Love Than This (Guimont)

G-3687

O Lord, with Wondrous Mystery CVH,

PMB, WCH

Only This I Want (Schutte) BB, GC, GP,

GPCOMP

Song of the Body of Christ BB/MI, HM, JS

Serving You (Guimont) G-3710, CCH

Set Your Heart on Higher Gifts SM, WCH,

W&S

Tree of Glory (O'Brien) G-3779

We Come As Guests Invited (Walsh) BB/

MI, JS

We Have Been Told (Haas) ACH,

BB/MI, GC, GPCOMP, GTR, RS, WCH

Whatsoever You Do (Jabusch) ACH,

BB/MI, CBW III, CVH, GC, GP, JS,

PMB, SM, W&S

Triduum Hymn-Wondrous Love (Haugen)

G-3544, GC

COMMUNION:

As We Remember (Cooney) BB/MI, GP,

JS

At That First Eucharist SM, WCQ, W&S

Come and Eat My Bread (Inwood) OCP

Come and Eat This Living Bread (Glover)

G-4586

Gift of Finest Wheat (Kreutz) ACH,

BB/MI, CBW III, CVH, GPCOMP, JS,

PMB, WCH, WP

Gift of Love BB/MI, GTR, JS

How Holy This Feast (Moore) G-4941

I Am the Bread of Life (Toolan) ACH,

BB/MI, CBW II, GC, GPCOMP, GTR,

JS, WCH, WP

I Am the Bread of Life (Englert) PMB,

WCH, WS

Life-Giving Bread, Saving Cup (Chepponis) CCH, G2, GC, RS

Lord, We Share in This One True Bread

(Walker) BB/MI, JS

Love One Another (Chepponis) GC, GTR,

G-2615, RS

Now We Remain (Haas) GTR, G2, GC

One Bread, One Body (Foley) ACH,

BB/MI, GC, GP, GPCOMP, GTR, JS,

RS, WW, WCS

Table Song (Haas) G2, GC

The Sacrament of Service SM, WCQ

The Song of the Supper (Bell) G2, GC

This Body (Willcock) BB/MI, 10325 OCP

There's a Wideness in God's Mercy

BB/MI, CVH, GC, JS, RS, WP

Very Bread (Currie) G-2422

We Are Many Parts (Haugen) BB/MI,

GC, GTR, RS, W&S

We Remember (Haugen) ACH, BB/MI,

GC, GPCOMP, GTR, RS, W&S

What Wondrous Love ACH, BB/MI,

CVH, GC, GPCOMP, GTR, JS, PMB,

RS, WCQ, WP

When We Eat This Bread (Joncas) BB/MI,

JS, PMB

SONG OF PRAISE:

Praise God from Whom All Blessings

Flow BB/MI, CBW III, JS, RS, WCH,

WP

Song of Thanksgiving (Joncas) BB/MI,

GC, GPCOMP, JS

Wisdom's Feast SM, WCQ, W&S

TRANSFER OF THE HOLY

EUCHARIST:

I Come with Joy to Meet My Lord (Wren)

CCH, GC, RS

Draw Near, O Lord PMB, SM, WCH

God Is Love (Holliman) LMGM

Pange Lingua Gloriosi (St. Thomas)

Tenebrae Factae Sunt (Palestina)

332-14705

Three Motets in Honor of the Blessed

Sacrament (MacMillan) PPMO

DEPART IN SILENCE

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