Liturgy and Music

Lectors

Readings for the Sunday / Holy Day Masses

Complete text for the readings can be found on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website: http://www.usccb.org. Select the Sunday/Holy Day on the calendar and the readings will appear on the screen.

 

Feb 7 (Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Job 7:1-4, 6-7
  • Reading 2: 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23
  • Gospel: Mark 1:29-39

 

Feb 14 (Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46
  • Reading 2: 1 Corinthians 10:31 – 11:1
  • Gospel: Mark 1: 40-45

 

Feb 17 (Ash Wednesday)

  • Reading 1: Joel 2:12-18
  • Reading 2: 2 Corinthians 5:20 – 6:2
  • Gospel: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18

 

Feb 21 (First Sunday of Lent)

  • Reading 1: Genesis 9:8-15
  • Reading 2: 1 Peter 3:18-22
  • Gospel: Mark 1:12-15

 

Feb 28 (Second Sunday of Lent)

  • Reading 1: Genesis 22:1-2, 9A, 10-13, 15-18
  • Reading 2: Romans 8:31B-34
  • Gospel: Mark 9:2-10

 

Instructions for Intercessions & Announcements

  • Intercessions and Announcements are placed in a CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the table in the Reconciliation Room for Lectors to review before Mass.
  • Please leave this CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the table.
  • There will be another CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the Podium for Lectors to use during Mass.

Cantors & Choir

Choir Rehearsal and Mass Schedule 

BT Bell Choir Rehearsal Schedule 2021

 

Liturgy for the Week

 

List of Songs for Cantors

 

February 17 (Ash Wednesday)

All Mass parts Mass of the Angels and Saints

  • Gathering: Silent Gathering
  • Psalm 95: If Today You Hear God’s Voice (Haas) (2 Verses)
  • Song During Ashes: Return to God (3 Verses)
  • Song During Ashes: Tree of Life by Aaron Thompson (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: Deep Within (2 Verses)
  • Communion: Change Our Hearts (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: Ashes (2 Verses)

 

February 21 (First Sunday of Lent)

All Mass parts Mass of the Angels and Saints

  • Gathering: Silent Gathering
  • Psalm 91: Be with Me, Lord (Verses 1 & 3)
  • Offertory: On Eagle’s Wings (2 Verses)
  • Communion: Tree of Life by Aaron Thompson (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley (2 Verses)

 

February 28 (Second Sunday of Lent)

All Mass parts Mass of the Angels and Saints

  • Gathering: Silent Gathering
  • Psalm 27: The Lord is My Light (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: God of Day and God of Darkness (2 Verses)
  • Communion: Tree of Life by Aaron Thompson (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: How Great Thou Art (2 Verses)

 

Who's Part of the Music Ministry?

  • Cantors lead and energize the congregation in singing during worship.
  • The Music Ministry Choir leads the congregation in singing as well as provides special music typically at the Gift and Eucharist parts of the Mass. Choral music performed is three to four part voices ranging from traditional to contemporary.
  • Instrumentalists play solos or accompany cantors, choirs, and the congregation in song.
  • The Handbell Choir ministers to the congregation through music.

 

To volunteer, contact Zach Holzer, Director-Liturgy & Music.