Hymns, 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B (25 October 2015)

A selection of hymns and songs, based on themes from the Roman Catholic lectionary for the thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary time, Year B.

Most are free-to-use (ie public domain or copyright-free) meaning the words can be copied and sung to at least one tune with no concerns about copyright or performance licensing.  Many such hymns are old/traditional - but where possible a variety of styles / genres are included.

A small selection of hymns that are still be copyright may also included, if they are particularly matched with the readings.

See lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.



Readings

First:  Jeremiah  -  The Lord says "Shout with joy - I have saved my people - I am a father to Israel"

Psalm: 125 (126) -  What marvels the Lord worked for us / When the Lord delivered Zion from bondage

Second: Hebrews - Even the priest called by God is still human / you are a priest of the order of Melchizedek

Gospel: Mark  - The healing of blind Bartimaeus - thanks to his faith, courage and persistence.



Themes

God the Father:   Healer, protector, miracle-worker, saviour.   Faith, faithfulness.


Suggested free-use hymns

Amazing Grace

Be Thou my Vision

Blind Man (stood / sat) by the Road

Bringing in the Sheaves

Come You Sinners Poor and Needy

From all who Dwell Below the Skies

God Whose Almighty Word

Hail to the Lord's Anointed

Hills of the North Rejoice

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

Jesu Lover of my Soul

Love Divine all Loves Excelling

Now Thank we All Our God

Psalm 125 - Music for Mass setting

Sing with All the Saints in Glory

The King of Love my Shepherd Is

There's a Wideness in God's Mercy

Your Hands O Lord in Days of Old

We Walk by Faith



Suggested hymns which may still be copyright

A Blind Man Sat beside the Road - Stuempfle

Healer of the Sick - Leftley

Lay Your Hands - Landry

Priestly People - Deiss

Seek the Lord - O'Connor

Son of David have Pity on Me - Haas




Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below.

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