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1 A Guide to the Mass Give the Emperor what belongs to him and give God what belongs to God... Virtual Mass for Families hosted by our Seventh Graders Old St. Patrick s Church Chicago, Illinois October 18, 2020

2 THE ORDER OF MASS Welcome: Morgan Sirek Entrance Song: Gathered As One Light/Tate Many faces, the young and the old, gathered as one in our God! Throughout history the story s retold, gathered as one in our God! Like those come before us, we listen and learn. We remember the promise and await your return. So without hesitation a new generation Proclaims the salvation of God! Refrain: Gathered as one in Jesus your Son, Lifting our voices in praise, We know and believe and long to receive The bread that is strength for our days, Gathered as one! Many pilgrims, sharing the feast, gathered as one in our God! All are welcome the greatest and least, gathered as one in our God! Like those come before us, We listen and learn. We remember the promise and await your return. So without hesitation a new generation Proclaims the salvation of God! Refrain Many voices, raised up in song, gathered as one in our God! In one family where all can belong, gathered as one in our God! Like those come before us, We listen and learn. We remember the promise and await your return. So without hesitation a new generation Proclaims the salvation of God! Refrain Candle Lighting: Mia Aggarwal

3 INTRODUCTORY RITES This section of the mass is all about Gathering. We stand. Greeting Penitential Rite Opening Prayer: (We make the sign of the cross as the priest says the following) In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The Lord be with you. And with your spirit. (saying we are sorry and asking for God s forgiveness) Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Let us pray through our Lord Jesus Christ, your son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen. LITURGY OF THE WORD This is about listening to God s Word. We sit until the Alleluia. The First reader comes to the ambo the pulpit at this point. First Reading: (a reading from the Old Testament Scriptures) IS 45: 1, 4-6 This reading comes from the prophet Ezekiel. It tells us to remember to do the right thing. Reader: The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God

4 Psalm Response: The Lord Is My Shepherd (a sung response that comes from the Old Testament Psalms) Daigle Refrain: The Lord is my shepherd. There is nothing I shall want. There is nothing I shall want. The Lord is my shepherd. Second Reading (A reading from the New Testament Scriptures) 1 Thes 1:1-58 We thank God for the Good News he has shared and all those who live God s message Reader: The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God We stand, if able, or sit. Gospel Acclamation: Halle, Halle We sing alleluia before the reading of the Gospel. Halle, halle, hallelujah. Halle, halle, hallelujah. Halle, halle, hallelujah. Hallelujah, hallelu, hallelujah. Trad. Caribbean Gospel Matthew 22: (a reading from one of the four gospel writers: Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John) We learn how the Pharisees tried to trick Jesus into saying something wrong. Before the gospel: The Lord be with you. And with your spirit. This Gospel comes from St. Matthew Glory to you, O Lord. (We make the sign of the Cross on our forehead, lips, and heart to remind us that the Gospel is in our minds, in our spoken words, and in our hearts.) The Gospel of the Lord. Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ Homily We sit and listen to the priest.

5 Adapted Creed Response: Do you believe I do. This is our faith Amen. General Intercessions (offering prayers for our church, our leaders, those who are sick, those who have died, and all those in need) Our response will be: Lord, let us love with your heart. Collection: At this time, in keeping with Catholic tradition, we take up a collection to help support the work of the church. This is sometimes called tithing or almsgiving. At the end of our video there is a link for those who would like to make an offertory donation. Offertory Song: Open Our Eyes Manibusan Open my eyes, Lord Help me to see your face Open my eyes, Lord Help me to see Open my ears, Lord Help me to hear your voice Open my ears, Lord Help me to hear Open my heart, Lord Help me to love like you Open my heart, Lord Help me to love And the first shall be last And our eyes are opened And we'll hear like never before And we'll speak in new ways And we'll see God's face in places we've never known I live within you Deep in your heart, O Love I live within you Rest now in me

6 LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST This is about sharing in the Body and Blood of Jesus. We sit. Presentation of the Gifts: (Offering special gifts and the gifts of Bread and Wine and ourselves) Preparation of the Altar and Gifts Reader: Today we bring forth some very special gifts to show that like all great saints, we must not give up trying to be our best: 1) We bring a FOOTBALL. All athletes keep trying to be their best. 2) We bring a MUSICAL INSTRUMENT. Musicians practice over and over. They keep trying to be their best. 3) We bring a pair of DANCING SHOES. Dancers rehearse constantly. They keep trying to do their best. 4) We offer our love with the gifts of BREAD AND WINE. With these, we are asked to serve the world and to keep trying to do our best, just as Jesus did. Prayer over the Gifts Pray that our gifts of bread and wine may be acceptable to God, the almighty Father. May the Lord accept this sacrifice at your hands for the praise and glory of his name, for our good, and the good of all his holy Church. Preface Prayer The Lord be with you. And with your spirit. Lift up your hearts. We lift them up to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right and just. We stand.

7 Preface Acclamation: Holy, Holy, Holy (we say or sing) Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of Hosts. Heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest. Hosanna in the highest. Haugen Eucharistic Prayer At this time we remember Jesus Last Supper. We remember his sacrifice on the cross. We do as Jesus taught. The Consecration begins. The bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. Through the power of the Holy Spirit and the words and actions of the priest, Christ is present with us. Memorial Acclamation When we eat this Bread and drink this Cup, we proclaim your Death, O Lord, until you come again. The Eucharistic Prayer ends with the Final Doxology and the Great Amen. Doxology We stand. Through him, with him, in him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, all glory and honor is yours, almighty Father, forever and ever. Amen.

8 The Lord s Prayer Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done; on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. Amen. Rite of Peace May the peace of the Lord be with you always. And with your spirit. Now we will share a sign of peace with those around us. Lamb of God (we sing or we say) Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world. Have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world. Have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world. Grant us peace. Behold the Lamb of God Behold him who takes away the sins of the world. Blessed are those who are called to the supper of the Lamb. Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, But only say the word and my soul shall be healed.

9 Communion Song: With Great Love We can do no great things We can do no great things We can do no great things Only small things with great love de Silva Use us as instruments Simple vessels of your peace Inspire in us pure hearts of understanding To know that in your warm embrace our beings will find rest. Lord make us instruments Quiet vessels of your love Create in us clean hearts of contemplation To see your face in those we serve In all who search for you Prayer after Communion CONCLUDING RITE This is about going forth and changing our world to be a better place. We stand. The Lord be with you. And with your spirit. May almighty God bless you, The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. Our celebration is complete Let us go in peace to love and to serve the Lord. Thanks be to God.

10 Recessional Song: How Can I Keep from Singing Lowry My life flows on in endless song; above earth s lamentation, I hear the real, though far off hymn that hails a new creation. Refrain: No storm can shake my inmost calm while to that Rock I m clinging. Since Love is Lord of heaven and earth, how can I keep from singing? Through all the tumult and the strife, I hear that music ringing. It sounds and echos in my soul. How can I keep from singing? Refrain The peace of Christ makes fresh my heart A fountain ever springing All things are mine since I am His How can I keep from singing? Refrain Thank you for joining us today. To donate visit oldstpats.org Follow us on Please send us any of the fun creative things you have been doing during these past few weeks of sheltering in place with your family. Please send to and we will add it to our Instagram page. What ways have you seen with God s Eyes or witnessed things happening with God s Heart? We would love to hear from you!

11 Thanks to all who made this Virtual Family Mass possible: Presider Welcome Message Candle Lighter First Reading Second Reading Prayers of the Faithful Gift Bearers Closing Message Fr. Paul Novak Morgan Sirek Mia Aggarwal Grace LaBelle Sarah Sandoval William Moran Will Razzino + Emmett Henry Liam White Addie Blomgren Ella Blomgren Josie Borkowski Luke Borkowski Xander Burd Scarlett Cainkar Ellen Cockman Athena Corrales Michael Corrales Carla DiSilvestro Andi Ginder Coralai Groulx Rose Helderle Music Ministry Vocals Jaine Jelinek Audrey Jurek Grace Jurek Grace Labelle Lily McConnell Molly Metz Nora Metz Mary Movrich Cambell Benjamin Mulloly Maddie Mullooly Simon NearyJoshua Porter Vivienne Quickery Sara Razzino Megan Salzman Maeryn Schatz Morgan Sirek Clara Smith Clyde Smith Clara Soto Laila Valenti Lena Valenti Audrina Vance Gabi White Liam White Cello OSP Virtual Youth Choir Director/Piano OSP Virtual Youth Choir Director/Piano OSP Director of Music Ministries/Piano OSP Video Recording Mass Coordinator Video Production Laila Valenti Michael Neary Dominic Trumfio Mark Scozzafave Margaret Szczepanik Ellen Metz Jennifer Schatz

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