The following is a guide to readings from scripture and psalms. You are free to choose readings from scripture and psalms other than those listed here.

Entrance Hymn
  • How Great Thou Art
  • Christ be beside me
  • Make me a Channel of your Peace
  • Abide with me
  • Morning has broken
  • Amazing Grace
  • Holy God we praise thy name
  • ll sing a hymn to Mary
  • Hail Queen of Heaven
  • Faith of our Fathers
First Reading

Old Testament

  • Job [19:1.23–27]
  • Ecclesiastes
  • Wisdom [3:1-6.9]
  • Wisdom [4:7–15]
  • Isaiah [25:6-9]
  • Lamentations [3:17-26]
  • Maccabees [12:43–45]
  • Tobit [4: 1-5, 15-17, 20]

New Testament

  • Revelation [14:13]
  • Revelation [20:11-21:1]
  • Revelation [21:1–7]
Psalm (read)
  • The Lord is my light and my help
  • I will walk in the presence of the Lord, in the land of the living
  • The Lord is my shepherd; There is nothing I shall want.
  • Those who hope in you, Lord, shall not be disappointed.
  • My soul is thirsting for God, the God of my life.
  • The Lord is compassion and love.
  • The Lord’s is the earth and its fullness.
  • My soul is longing for the courts of the Lord.
  • Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. Lord.
Psalm (sung)
  • The Lord is my light and my help
  • I will walk in the presence of the Lord, in the land of the living
  • The Lord is my shepherd; There is nothing I shall want.
  • Those who hope in you, Lord, shall not be disappointed.
  • My soul is thirsting for God, the God of my life.
  • The Lord is compassion and love.
  • The Lord’s is the earth and its fullness.
  • My soul is longing for the courts of the Lord.
  • Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. Lord.
Second Reading

New Testament

  • Acts of the Apostles [10:34-43]
  • St Paul to the Romans [5:5-11]
  • St Paul to the Romans [5:17-21]
  • St Paul to the Romans [6:3-4, 8-9]
  • St Paul to the Romans [8:14–23]
  • St Paul to the Romans [8:31–35. 37–39]
  • St Paul to the Romans [14:7-12]
  • St Paul to the Corinthians [15:20–23]
  • St Paul to the Corinthians [15:51–57]
  • St Paul to the Corinthians [5:1. 6–10]
  • St Paul to the Philippians [3:20-21]
  • St Paul to the Thessalonians [4:13–18]
  • St Paul to Timothy [2:8-13]
  • St John [3:1–2]
  • St John [3:14-16]
  • St John [4:7-12.17]
Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia Alleluia. Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth; you have revealed to the childlike the mysteries of the Kingdom. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. Come, you who are blessed by my Father, says the Lord;
inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son,
So that everyone who believes in him might have eternal life. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. This is the will of my Father, says the Lord,
that I should lose nothing of all that he has given to me,
and that I should raise it up on the last day. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. This is the will of my Father, says the Lord,
that everyone who sees the Son and believes in him may have eternal life,
and I shall raise him on the last day. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia.I am the living bread that came down from heaven,
says the Lord; whoever eats this bread will live forever. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord;
whoever believes in me will never die. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. Our true home is in heaven,
and Jesus Christ, whose return we long for,
will come from heaven to save us. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. If we die with Christ, we shall live with him,
and if we persevere we shall also reign with him. Alleluia.

Alleluia Alleluia. Blessed are those who die in the Lord;
let them rest from their labors for their good deeds go with them. Alleluia.

Gospel
  • Matthew [5:1–12]
  • Matthew [11:25-30]
  • Matthew [25:1-13]
  • Matthew[25:31–40]
  • Mark [15:33-39]
  • Luke [7:11–17]
  • Luke [12:35–40]
  • Luke [23:33.39-43]
  • Luke [23:44–46. 50. 52–53. 24:1–6]
  • Luke [24:13–16. 28-35]
  • John [5:24-29]
  • John [6:37-40]
  • John [6:51–58]
  • John [11:17–21]
  • John [11:32-45]
  • John [12:23-26]
  • John [14:1–6]
  • John [17:24-26]
  • John [19:17-18.25-30]
Prayers Of The Faithful

We pray for those who care for the sick and housebound. We give thanks for the skills and the commitment of doctors, nurse and carers. May they continue to reflect the compassion and healing of God who is made known to us in Christ. Lord hear us  

For those who nursed N… in his/her illness, that all of them will be rewarded for their gentleness and care. Lord hear us

We pray for all who mourn. May their tears be wiped away, and may their mourning be turned into joy. Lord hear us

For all who mourn today. That they will receive strength to assist them in their sadness and grief. Lord hear us

We remember and pray for those who do not have access to basic health care, adequate food or shelter. We give thanks for our blessings and pray that the ways of justice and peace may prevail throughout the world. Lord hear us

We pray for N… May God receive him/her kindly, with generosity and forgiveness, and the rewards of his/her faith. May he/she continue to inspire us, to intercede for us, and be there at the end to welcome us, in our turn, into eternal life. Lord hear us

We give thanks for the love which N… showed during his/her life. May he/she know the perfection and fulfilment of that love in heaven. Lord hear us

Lord, you are life and the enemy of death. Rescue us and the faithful departed from eternal darkness. Lord hear us

Bring all the dead into the light that no darkness can over power. May we all meet in joy with you. Lord hear us

N… lived Christ’s commandment of love; may he/she now hear those words, “Come, O Blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” Lord hear us

N… showed much love for others in this life, may he/ she now experience the loving mercy of God. Lord hear us

From his/her place in the kingdom of the Father may he/she intercede for us and continue to help us. Lord hear us

We remember all who have died. Today may they enjoy the promise of eternal happiness. Lord hear us

Offertory Hymn
  • Ag Chriost an Siol
  • As I kneel before you
  • Gifts of Bread and Wine
  • In bread we bring you Lord
  • Lord accept the gifts we offer
  • Take our bread we ask you
  • See us Lord about Thine Altar
  • When creation was begun
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Ave Maria (Gounod)
Resscessional Hymn
  • Ps 23 The Lord is my Shepherd
  • Ps 27 The Lord is my Light
  • Ps 32 May your love be upon us
  • Ps 34 The Lord will heal the broken heart
  • Ps 41 Like the deer that yearns for running stream
  • Ps 63 My Soul is Thirsting
  • Ps 91 Be with me Lord
  • Ps 103 The Lord is kind and merciful
  • Be not afraid
  • Here I am Lord
  • On Eagles Wings
  • Yahweh I know you are near
Communion Hymn
  • Ave Verum
  • Be Still my Soul
  • Be Still for the Presence of the Lord
  • Come to Me
  • The Hiding Place (Liam Lawton)
  • I am the Bread of Life
  • I will be the Vine
  • Listen
  • Like a Shepherd
  • Laudate Dominum (Mozart)
  • Panis Angelicus
  • Pie Jesu (Lloyd Webber)
  • Pie Jesu (Faure)
  • Soul of my saviour
  • Sweet Sacrament Divine
  • Sweet Heart of Jesu
  • The Clouds Veil (Liam Lawton)