Hymns, 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B (8 November 2015)

A selection of hymns and songs, based on themes from the Roman Catholic lectionary for the thirty-second 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 where they are a particularly good for for the theme(s).

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





Readings

First: I Kings - Elijah asks a widow to make him a meal, and promises that God will provide food for her

Psalm: 145 -  My soul give praise to the Lord / It is the Lord who keeps faith forever ... gives sight to the blind ... upholds the widow and orphan

Second: Hebrews - Christ has made his appearance once and for all - to take the faults of many on himself

Gospel: Mark  - The widow's mite:  a poor woman contributed her whole livelihood to the treasury, even though it was a small amount compared to others.


Themes

Service, self-sacrifice, bringing what we have.   Providence.


Possible free-use hymns

At the Name of Jesus

All my Hope on God is Founded

Blest are the Poor in Heart

For all the Saints

I Received the Living God

In Christ there is no East or West

Let us Bring our Gifts to God

Lord make me an Instrument of Peace

On this Day the First of Days

Praise my Soul the King of Heaven

Songs of Thankfulness and Praise

Take My Life and Let it Be

The Lord's My Shepherd



Suggested hymns which may still be copyright

All are Welcome - Haugen

Freely Freely - Owens

Now in this Banquet - Haugen

The Cry of the Poor - Foley






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