2Eighth Sunday of the Year A The Tremendous Love of GodWe are cherished by the tremendous love of God, and forgiving above every human love. We pray that we be able to surrender to this love in perfect trust.Taken from the rubrics for 8th Sunday of Year A– The Roman Missal
3Holy Mass 8th Sunday of the Year A Put this on for two minutes before mass.
7Introductory RitesV/. In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. R/. Amen
8Welcome Penitential Act V/. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.R/. And with your SpiritWelcomePenitential ActV/. Brothers and Sisters, let us acknowledge our sins, that we may prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred mysteries.A brief pause for silence follows
9striking the breast, all say I confess to almighty God and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have greatly sinned in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,striking the breast, all saythrough my fault,through my most grievous fault;therefore I ask blessedMary ever-Virgin,all the Angels and Saints,and you, my brothers and sisters,to pray for me to the Lord our God.
10R/. May almighty God have mercy on us and lead us, with our sins forgiven to eternal life. V/. Amen
11Lord Have Mercy Sung in Sotho Morena, re hauhele x3 Kriste, re hauhele x3 Morena re hauhele x3
12Glory to God in the Highest Sung in Zulu Udumo alube kuNkulunkulu kweziphezulu.Kube uxolo emhlabeni kubantu abathandeka kuye.Siyakubabaza.Siyakutusa.Siyakhuleka kuweSiyakudumisa.
20I will never forget you. The First Reading from the Prophet Isaiah 49:14-15I will neverforget you.During the First ReadingThe Word of the Lord…All: Thanks be to God
21Responsorial PsalmR/. In God alone is my soul at rest. In God alone is my soul at rest; my help comes from him. He is my rock, my stronghold, my fortress; I stand firm.
22In God alone be at rest, my soul; for my hope comes from him In God alone be at rest, my soul; for my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock, my stronghold, my fortress; I stand firm. R/. In God alone is my soul at rest.
23In God is my safety, my glory, the rock of my strength In God is my safety, my glory, the rock of my strength. Take refuge in God all you people. Trust in him at all times. Pour out your hearts before him. R/. In God alone is my soul at rest.
24St Paul’s First letter to the Corinthians 4:1-5 The Second ReadingSt Paul’s First letter to the Corinthians4:1-5The Lord will reveal the secret intentions of men’s hearts.During the Second ReadingThe Word of the Lord…All: Thanks be to God
25Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Your word is truth,O Lord,consecrate usin the truth.Alleluia! Alleluia!
26Priest: The Lord be with you People: And with your spirit A reading from theHoly Gospel Accordingto St Matthew All: Glory to you, O Lord
27Do not worry about tomorrow. The Holy Gospel according toSt Matthew6:24-34Do not worry about tomorrow.During the GospelThe Gospel of the LordAll: Praise to you Lord Jesus Christ
29I believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.And in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God,born of the Father before all ages.God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father;
30Through him all things were made Through him all things were made. For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven: All bow by the power of the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.
31For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
32He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. And in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son he is adored and glorified who has spoken through the Prophets.
33And one holy catholic and apostolic Church And one holy catholic and apostolic Church. I confess one baptism for the forgiveness of sins and look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen.
34who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, The Apostle’s CreedI believe in God, the Father almighty,Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,all bowwho was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary,suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead;
35he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead.I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting.Amen.
39God of our journeys, daybreak to night; lead us to justice and light God of our journeys, daybreak to night; lead us to justice and light. Grant us compassion, strength for the day, wisdom to walk in your way. Let our heart burn with the fire of your love; open our eyes to the glory of God.
45Preparation of the Gifts R/. Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation, for we have received from your goodness the bread we offer you, fruit of the earth and work of human hands: it will become for us the bread of life. V/. Blessed be God forever R/. Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation, for we have received from you goodness the wine we offer you, fruit of the vine and work of human hands: it will become for us the spiritual drink.
46R/. Pray, brothers and sisters, that my sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God, the almighty Father. The people rise and reply V/. May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hands for the praise and glory of his name, for our good, and the good of all his holy Church.
48V/. We lift them up to the Lord The people rise.R/. The Lord be with youV/. And with your spiritR/. Lift up your heartsV/. We lift them up to the LordR/. Let us give thanks to the Lord our GodV/. It is right and just
58Njengoba kunjalo kobanjalo. malingcweliswe malingcweliswe x 2 V/. Deliver us Lord we pray from every evil, graciously grant us peace in our days, that, sustained by the help of your mercy, we may be always free from sin and safe from all distress, as we await the blessed hope, and the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ.Njengoba kunjalo kobanjalo.malingcweliswemalingcweliswe x 2
59The PeaceLord Jesus Christ, Who said to your Apostles, peace I leave you, my peace I give you, look not on our sins, but on the faith of your Church, and graciously grant her peace and unity in accordance with your will. Who live and reign for ever and ever. All: Amen
60V/. The peace of the Lord be with you always R/. And with your spirit.
62Lamb of God Mvana x2 kaNkulunkulu Wen’ osus’ izono zomhlaba Wen’ osus’ izono zomhlabaNkosi sihawukele,sihawukele x3Nkosi siphe uxolo siphe uxolo x3The people kneelx3
63Behold the Lamb of GodV/.Behold the Lamb of God, behold him who takes away the sins of the world. Blessed are those called to the supper of the Lamb. R/. Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.