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1 Welcome to our Celebration of the Eucharist St. John Bosco FEAST DAY: 31 st January

2 You have called us by our name. We belong to you You have called us by our name and we are yours. You have chosen us to be members of your family In your love you have created us to live in unity. You will lead us to your light, walk before us through the night, You will guide us on our journey, you will keep our vision bright. You will hold us when we fall Give new strength to hear your call. You will never be beyond us for your love is in us all. You will nourish, you will lead, giving ev ry gift we need, For your reign will be established From the smallest of all seeds. Through our sharing here today may our faith and life convey Christ our light and Christ our vision, Christ our purpose, Christ our way.

3 CONFITEOR I confess to almighty God And to you my brothers and sisters, That I have sinned through my own fault, In my thoughts and in my words, In what I have done and in what I have failed to do. And I ask blessed Mary ever virgin, All the angels and saints, And you, my brothers and sisters, To pray for me to the Lord our God.

4 Lord have mercy For the times we have given into temptation Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy. For the times we have hurt others Christ have mercy, Christ have mercy. For the times we have not followed in Jesus' ways Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy,

5 Gloria, gloria, in excelsis Deo! Gloria, gloria, in excelsis li Deo! Lord God, heavenly king, Peace you bring to us We worship you, we give you thanks, We sing our song of praise. Jesus, saviour of all, Lord God, Lamb of God You take away our sins O Lord, Have mercy on us all. At the Father s right hand, Lord receive our prayer, For you alone are the Holy One, And you alone are Lord. Glory Father and Son, Glory Holy Spirit, To you we raise our hands up high, We glorify your name.

6 First Reading RESPONSES TO READINGS Reader: This is the word of the Lord. All: Thanks be to God

7 RESPONSORIAL PSALM is... The response is: My soul, give thanks to the Lord.

8 Gospel Acclamation Please stand to greet the Gospel Alleluia, Alleluia The greatest among you must be servant, says the Lord: the man who humbles himself will be exhaulted. Alleluia, Alleluia

9 A reading from the Holy Gospel, according to Matthew Response: Praise to you Lord, Jesus Christ

10 Bidding Prayers Response: Lord graciously hear us. HAIL MARY Hail Mary, full of grace, The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

11 This is my body, broken for you, Bringing you wholeness, making you free. Offertory Hymn Take it and eat it, and when you do, Do it in love for me. This is my blood poured out for you, Bringing forgiveness, making you free. Take it and drink it, and when you do, Do it in love for me. Back to my Father, soon I shall go. Do not forget me; then you will see I am still with you, and you will know You re very close to me. Filled with my spirit, how you will grow! You are my branches; I am the tree. If you are faithful, others will know You are alive in me. Love one another I have loved you, And I have shown you how to be free; Serve one another, and when you do, do it in love for me.

12 Invitation to Prayers Pray, brethren, that our sacrifice may be acceptable to God, the almighty Father. 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 Church. Eucharistic Prayer C The Lord be with you. P And also with you. C Lift up your hearts. P We lift them up to the Lord. C Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. P It is right to give him thanks and praise.

13 Eucharistic Prayer SANCTUS (spoken) Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might 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. Memorial Acclamation of the People Response: Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.

14 Family 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. Deliver us, Lord, from every evil, and grant us peace in our day. In your mercy keep us free from sin and protect us from all anxiety as we wait in joyful fl hope for the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. All: F th ki d m th d th l All: For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and forever.

15 Fr: Peace be with you Response: Also with you Share the sign of Peace with your friends BREAKING OF THE BREAD 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.

16 Communion C This is the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. Happy are those who are called to his supper. All L d I t th t i All: Lord, I am not worthy to receive you, but only say the word and I shall be healed.

17 Music from Boyce and Stanley will be played during Holy Communion As we receive the Blessed Eucharist, let us reflect upon the support and guidance that St John Bosco gives to us as a school community.

18 . Post Communion Hymn Here I am Lord I the Lord of sea and sky, I have heard my people cry. All who dwell in dark and sin, my hand will save. I who made the stars of night, I will make their darkness bright. who will bear my light to them? Whom shall I send? Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart. I, the Lord of snow and rain, I have borne my people s pain. I have wept for love of them. They turn away. I will break their hearts of stone. Give them hearts for love alone. I will speak my word to them. Whom shall I send? I the Lord of wind and flame I, the Lord of wind and flame. I will tend the poor and lame. I will set a feast for them. My hand will save. Finest bread I will provide, Till their hearts be satisfied. I will give my life to them. Whom shall I send?

19 Prayer to St John Bosco Saint John Bosco, you reached out to children whom no one cared for, despite ridicule and insults. Help us to care less about the laughter of the world and care more about the joy of the Lord. Amen

20 Final Blessing C The peace of the Lord be with you always. P And also with you C Go in peace to love and serve the Lord. PThanksbetoGod.

21 1. The Spirit live to set us free, He binds us all in unity, Walk in the light of the Lord. 2. Jesus promised life to all, The dead were wakened by his call. Walk in the light of the Lord. 3. He died in pain on Calvary, To save the lost like you and me. Walk in the light of the Lord. RECESSIONAL HYMN 4. We know his death was not the end, He gave his Spirit to be our friend. Walk in the light of the Lord. 5. By Jesus love our wounds are healed, The Father s kindness is revealed. Walk in the light of the Lord. 6. The Spirit lives in you and me, His light will shine for all to see. Walk in the light of the Lord.

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