26 September 2010
|Entrance||Longing for Light (Bernadette Farrell)|
|Penitential Rite||St Gabriel (mtgf)|
|Gloria||St Gabriel (mtgf)|
|Psalm 145||My soul give praise to the Lord (mtgf)|
|Gospel Acclamation||Alleluia Beati (Christopher Walker)|
|Preparation of Gifts||Where your treasure is (Marty Haugen)|
|Eucharistic Acclamations||Mass of Creation (Marty Haugen)|
|Lamb of God||St Gabriel (mtgf)|
|Communion||The cry of the poor (John Foley)|
|Final||The Voice of God|
Sometimes one has an idea of the various pieces one might do but not necessarily the order. We considered The
cry of the poor as an entrance psalm but one constraint today was the beginning of term and so we thought it would be good to begin that would be widely known.
Where your treasure is might be seen as a reflection on the rich man, whereas The Cry of the Poor reflected Lazarus. The final hymn picked up the more general sentiments of the psalm. Today's psalm is a good example of where the psalm and its response is not a simple reflection of the first reading. In some ways it is literally a reflection of the image providing the mirror image — the poor give praise because the 'sprawler's revelry is over' and the psalmist lists the world turned upside down something, ironically, Lazarus does not experience in this world.