Liturgy Preparation Archive

02Oct Presider’s Page for 2 October (Ordinary Time 27)

Presider’s Page for 2 October (Ordinary Time 27)

October 2nd, 2016

SONGS FOR TODAY’S MASS
The Lord’s My Shepherd; Ag Chríost an Síol; Eagles Wings; Holy God We Praise Thy Name.

Opening Comment
The Spirit of God lives in us, inspiring and guarding. In the Spirit, we worship our creator and …

25Sep Presider’s Page for 25 September (Ordinary Time 26)

Presider’s Page for 25 September (Ordinary Time 26)

September 25th, 2016

SONGS FOR TODAY’S MASS
Lord of all Hopefulness; Ag Críost an Síol; O The Love of My Lord; Praise My Soul the King of Heaven.

Opening Comment
Today’s readings remind us that God is on the side of the poor, …

18Sep Presider’s Page for 18 September (Ordinary Time 25)

Presider’s Page for 18 September (Ordinary Time 25)

September 18th, 2016

SONGS FOR TODAY’S MASS
Sing a New Song; The Lord hears the Cry of the Poor; Be Not Afraid; Praise my Soul the King of Heaven.

Opening Comment
We gather to worship the Lord of glory, asking for help to …

11Sep Presider’s Page for 11 September (Ordinary Time 24)

Presider’s Page for 11 September (Ordinary Time 24)

September 11th, 2016

SONGS FOR TODAY’S MASS
God of Mercy and Compassion; Grant to Us, O Lord; Be Not Afraid; Lord of all Hopefulness

Opening Comment
Our God seeks out sinners to forgive them. At this gathering, we worship our loving and compassionate …

04Sep Presider’s Page for 4 September (Ordinary Time 23)

Presider’s Page for 4 September (Ordinary Time 23)

September 4th, 2016

SONGS FOR TODAY’S MASS
Praise My Soul the King of Heaven; Ag Críost an Síol; Take and Eat: City of God.

Opening Comment
We gather to listen to God’s challenging words and to ask the grace of repentance from God …

28Aug Presider’s Page for 28 August (Ordinary Time 22)

Presider’s Page for 28 August (Ordinary Time 22)

August 28th, 2016

Who gets the places of honour in God’s house, the pushy or the humble? The Word of God in this Sunday's Mass teaches us that the humble are the ones who find favour with God.

21Aug Presider’s Page for 21 August (Ordinary Time 21)

Presider’s Page for 21 August (Ordinary Time 21)

August 21st, 2016

Our God is a gracious God, who throws open the doors to the Kingdom to all of humanity. We gather to worship this compassionate king

15Aug Presider’s Page for 15 August (Assumption of the BVM)

Presider’s Page for 15 August (Assumption of the BVM)

August 15th, 2016

We worship God who brought Mary to the glory of heaven this day. We celebrate her Assumption, the tangible reminder that the resurrection of Jesus brings victory over death for all who believe.

14Aug Presider’s Page for 14 August (Ordinary Time 20)

Presider’s Page for 14 August (Ordinary Time 20)

August 14th, 2016

Following Jesus may not bring us happiness in this life, but we are challenged to follow him nevertheless. We come together to worship our gracious God and to ask for help in our Christian life this week.

07Aug Presider’s Page for 7 August (Ordinary Time 19)

Presider’s Page for 7 August (Ordinary Time 19)

August 7th, 2016

We are challenged by today’s Gospel to stand ready for our Master’s return in glory. We gather to worship God who sustains us all the days of our life, and beyond.