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2nd Sunday of Advent, Year C

5 December 2021
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Entrance

  • Advent Song—GA 281
  • A voice cries out—G 416, GA 278
  • Come to set us free—AOV1 39, CWBII 233, GA 277
  • O come, divine Messiah!—G 401, CWBII 240
  • On Jordan’s bank—CWB 780, CWBII 244, G 418
  • Prepare! Prepare! (Pishner)—G 398, DD (GIA)
  • Prepare the way—CWBII 250, GA 284
  • The coming of our Lord—CWBII 248
  • Wake, O wake, and sleep no longer—GA 282

Responsorial psalm (see also music overview for Advent)

  • Psalm 125 (126): The Lord has done great things for us (Ancell)—CWB 177, GA 74

Common response (may be used all through Advent)

  • Come, O Lord, and set us free (Willcock)—PFS 64

Gospel acclamation 

Luke 3:4, 6

Alleluia, Alleluia!
Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths:
all people shall see the salvation of God.
Alleluia!

Procession of the gifts/offertory 

  • Advent Chant—AOV2 123
  • God of Abraham—AOV1 137, GA 306
  • God of mercy (Manalo)—DD (OCP)
  • I have loved you—AOV1 126, CWBII 511, G 588, GA 402
  • There was a man of God—CWBII 250
  • This bread that we share—DD (OCP)
  • Wait for the Lord (Taizé)—CWBII 251, G 406, GA 283
  • Your light will come, Jerusalem (Hurd)—DD (OCP)

Communion

  • Arise, Jerusalem, stand on the height—DD (Liturgical Press)
  • Bless the Lord, my soul (Taizé)—AOV2 142, G 620
  • Bread of life, hope of the world—AOV1 164, CWBII 459, GA 199 (Advent setting)
  • Now in this banquet—G 937, GA 197
  • Return to God—CWBII 298, G 478, GA 304
  • There is a longing—CWBII 82
  • We remember how you loved us—AOV1 81, GA 446
  • Your love is finer than life (Haugen)—CWBII 567, G 58, GA 43, DD (GIA)

Thanksgiving hymn/song/canticle (optional, sung by all)

  • Find us ready, Lord (Booth)—DD (OCP)
  • Grant to us, O Lord—CWB 698, CWBII 291, GA 303
  • Open the heavens—AOV2 163, CWBII 243
  • Soon and very soon—G 865
  • The coming of our Lord—CWBII 248

Sending forth

  • Christ, be our light—AOV2 3, CWBII 540, G 590, GA 404
  • Grant to us, O Lord—CWB 698, CWBII 291, GA 303
  • In faith and hope and love—CWB 722, CWBII 520, GA 442
  • Love is his word—CWB 743, CWBII 553, GA 462
  • The voice of God—CWB 835, CWBII 621, GA 476
  • When the King shall come again—CWBII 249
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