THIRTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME C Lectionary #153
Here’s part of the mystery of God that is truly amazing: The God who created the universe in all its immensity cares for each part of it. And, in Christ, that care extends particularly to each human being. Wow!

Wisdom 11:22–12:2. God’s “love for all things that are” is revealed especially in care for sinners, whom God rebukes “little by little,” helping them to change as a mother corrects a child.

Psalm of the Day: Ps (144) 145. This hymn praises God’s fidelity in all things.

Alabaré Tu Nombre/I Will Praise Your Name (Cortés) FYC 274
Bendeciré Tu Nombre/I Will Praise Your Name (Schiavone) FYC 273
Bendeciremos por Siempre (Rubalcava) Cantos 84
I Will Bless Your Name (Guimont) CBW 204
I Will Bless Your Name (Jordan) LMGM 538
I Will Praise Your Name PSL C-189/SS
I Will Praise Your Name (Alstott) BB
I Will Praise Your Name (Carroll/Gelineau) WOR 957/RS 194/LPGG 962
I Will Praise Your Name (Guimont) GC2 1007/LPMG 153
I Will Praise Your Name (Haas) GC 137/GC2 76/WC 449/PCY1 80/RS 193/WS/SS/MI-BB
I Will Praise Your Name (Hillert) CCS 2666
I Will Praise Your Name (Hughes) PRM C101/WS
I Will Praise Your Name (Hunstiger) SS
I Will Praise Your Name (Roberts) LMGM 539/RS 192/WC 450/PMB 176/WS 339
I Will Praise Your Name (Schiavone) JS 111,1040/LP 185
I Will Praise Your Name (Smith) GP 281
I Will Praise Your Name (Soper) MI-BB
I Will Praise Your Name (Sullivan) WC 448
I Will Praise Your Name (Willcock) JS 112/PFS 58/SS

2 Thessalonians 1:11–2:2. Here's how Christians deal with time: one day at a time, knowing that God will bring all things to completion.

Luke 19:1-10. Other people might have dismissed Zacchaeus as a miserable, tax-collecting sinner, but Jesus doesn’t, for “the Son of Man has come to seek and to save what was lost.”

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

Other Songs for the Liturgy
A Living Hope (1,G) PMB 284
All Things New (1,2,G) GC 427/GC2 450
Amazing Grace (1,G) WOR 583/GC 612/GC2 586/CBW 480/WC 685/GP 615/LMGM 173/JS 713/MI-BB/RS 737/WS/PMB 323/SS
As We Remember (1,G) GP 504
Canticle of the Turning (G) GC 556/GC2 527/RS 678
Christ Is Alive (2,G) WOR 466/CBW 384/WC 561/RS 601/JS 441/PMB 258/SS
Come, You Sinners, Poor and Needy (G) WOR 756/RS 954
For the Healing of the Nations (1,G) WOR 643/GC 719/GC2 712/CBW 503/RS 823/WC 935/MI-BB/JS 866/PMB 505/WS
Freedom Is Coming (2) GC 723/GC2 707/RS 821
Grant to Us, O Lord (G) WC 683/JS 530/RS 558/CBW 621/WS/PMB 329
Great God of Mercy (1,G) WOR 746/CBW 361
He Looked beyond My Fault (G) LMGM 195
Hold Us in Your Mercy – Conry (G) GP 350
Hosea (G) MI‑BB/WC 680/GC 386/GC2 405/JS 559/GP 471/WS/PMB 327
I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (G) WOR 607/GC 646/GC2 622/LMGM 41/RS 768/GP 633/ WC 866/JS 729/MI-BB/PMB 452/WS/SS
I (We) Sing the Mighty Power of God (1,Ps) WOR 502/CBW 541/GP 668/RS 633/WC 925/JS 635/PMB 351/WS/MI-BB/SS
I Will Lift Up My Eyes (G) GP 709/GC 500/JS 646
I’m So Glad, Jesus Lifted Me (G) LMGM 171
In the Lord I’ll Be Ever Thankful (2) GC 566/GC2 546/RS 703/SS
It Is Well with My Soul (2,G) LMGM 256
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You (1,Ps) WOR 525/GC 528/GC2 520/CBW 511/GP 693/LMGM 197/RS 669/WC 918/JS 617/PMB 497/MI-BB/WS/SS
Let All Things Now Living (1,Ps) WOR 559/GC 567/GC2 551/CBW 534/LMGM 180/RS 707/WC 955/PMB 516/WS/MI-BB/SS
Loving and Forgiving (G) JS 560/MI-BB
Many and Great, O God, Are Your Works (1,Ps) WOR 503/RS 637/JS 630/MI-BB/WC/PMB 345
Merciful and Tender (1,Ps,G) PSL C-187/SS
*O Lord, Your Mercy Does Extend (E) IH 70
Our God Is Rich in Love (G) GC 652/GC2 620
Our God Provides (1) JS 652
Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (1,Ps,G) WOR 530/CBW 565/LMGM 198/RS 684/GC2 531/GP 685/JS 612/PMB 492/MI-BB/WC 930/WS/SS
Ps 16: You Will Show Me the Path of Life (C)
Ps 103: The Lord Is Kind and Merciful (1,Ps,G)
Ps 130: With the Lord There Is Mercy (1,Ps,G)
Remember Your Love – Dameans (G) GC 881/GC2 851/GP 474/RS 550/JS 561/MI-BB
Remember Your Mercy, Lord (G) GP 476/GC 585
*Salvation Has Come to This House Today (G,C) PSL C-190/SS
Sing a Joyful Song (1,Ps) GP 688/JS 616/MI-BB
Sing Out, Earth and Skies (1,Ps) GC 499/GC2 497/CBW 545/RS 640/WC 921/WS/MI-BB/SS
Sing to the Lord a Joyful Song (Ps) WOR 532
Spirit Blowing through Creation (1,Ps) GC 462/GC2 481/CBW 415/SS
Tell Out, My Soul (1,G) WOR 534/CBW 575
The God of Abraham Praise (1,Ps) WOR 537/GC 544/RS 685/JS 602
The Path of Life (C) JS 536
There Is a Balm (1,G) WOR 537/RS 764/LMGM 157/GC 648/GC2 617/GP 634/JS 723/MI-BB/WC 689/PMB 331/WS/SS
There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy (1,G) WOR 595, 596/MI‑BB/JS 748/WC 682/RS 742/GC 626/GC2 603/GP 639/CBW 443/WS/PMB 322/SS
*We Will Extol Your Praise (Ps) CBW 574
When Jesus Came Preaching (G) RS 773
*When Jesus Passed through Jericho (G) HG 52
When the Lord in Glory Comes (2) GC 765/RS 868
Wonderful and Great (1,Ps) WC 929/PMB 499
Your Mercy Like Rain (2,G) GC 330

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation Composer/arranger/editor Publisher & edition #
All Thy Works Praise Thee (SATB, Organ)  Webber, W. S. Lloyd  Novello (#n/a)  P
All Thy Works Shall Praise Thee (2-part men, Percussion)  Parker, Alice  Lawson Gould (51385)  P
All Thy Works Shall Praise Thee (SATB, Organ, Welsh/English)  Mathias, William  Oxford (A-180)  P
Best of Rooms, The (SATB)  Near, Gerald  Aureole (AE 7)  G
Best of Rooms, The (SATB)  Thompson, Randall  E.C. Schirmer (2672)  G
Best of Rooms, The (SATB, Organ)  Grundahl, Nancy  Kjos (8899)  G
Forsake Me Not, O Lord (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)   Mechem, Kirke E. C.  Schirmer (2733)  E
Give Thanks to the Lord (SATB, Piano or Harp)  Satie, Erki/arr Zaninelli, Luigi  Walton (3403)  G
Great Is the Lord (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Berger, Jean  Augsburg (11-0668)  P
I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say, KINGSFOLD (SATB, Organ)  arr. Somary, Johannes  GIA (G-3828)  G
I Will Exalt You (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Hallock, Peter  GIA (G-2186)  P
I Will Exalt You, My God and King (Unison, Organ, Oboe or Flute)  Hillert, Richard  GIA (G-4950)  P
I Will Extol Thee (SB, Keyboard)  Butler, Eugene  Broadman (4562-17)  P
I Will Extol Thee, My God (SATB, Organ/Keyboard, 2 Trumpets)  Berger, Jean  Associated (A-558)  P
I Will Magnify Thee (SATB, Organ)  Gore, Richard T.  Abingdon (APM-957)  P
I Will Praise God (Unison, Keyboard)  Wright  Choristers Guild (CGA 822)  P
Lenten Meditation, A (SATB, Organ)  Pasquet, Jean  H. W. Gray (2052)  E
Lord is Good to All, The (SATB, Keyboard/Organ, Finger Cymbals)  Berger, Jean  Tetra/A. Broude (AB-448)  P
My God, Look Upon Me (SSATB, Organ, Tenor, Organ)   Green, Maurice Broude (MGC 29)  Green, Maurice Broude (MGC 29)  E
O God, My King (SATB, Organ)  Amner, John  Oxford in “Anthems for Choirs,” Vol. 1  P
Praise the Goodness of God (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Pote, Allen  Choristers Guild (CGA 733) P
Psalm 145 (Unison, Keyboard)  Red Buryl A.   Broadmen in “The Junior Choir Sings,” Vol. 3 P
Psalm 145 (Unison, Soprano & Bass soli, Organ, Trumpet)  Folkemer, Stephen   GIA (G-2337) P
Salvation unto Us Has Come (SATB)  Distler, Hugo  Augsburg in “Chantry Choirbook” (0806642772)  G
Shout for Joy to the Lord (SATB, Organ, Brass)  Carter, John  Augsburg (0800675223)  G
Thank the Lord (SATB)  Clausen, René  Shawnee (1207596)  G
Today is Salvation Come (SATB, 4 Handbells)  Haan, Raymond  GIA (G-2115)  G
Zacchaeus (Unison/2-part, Keyboard)  Horman, John  Chorister Guild (CGA 1073)  G

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