Hymns for the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

A selection of hymns and songs, based on themes from the Roman Catholic lectionary for the fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.

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).





Readings

First: Isaiah - I saw the Lord seated on a high throne, his train filled the sanctuary ... whom shall I send?  Here I am, send me..

Psalm: Psalm 137 - Before the angels I will bless you O Lord / I thank you Lord / All the earth's kings shall thank you / You stretch out your hand and save me

Second: I Corinthians - I preach what they preach, and this is what you all believed.

Gospel: Luke - The miracle of the great catch of fish ... do not be afraid, from now on you will catch people.


Themes

Called by God - apostleship / discipleship - Christ cleanses and sends us.   Faithfulness.


Picture suggestions

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



Suggested free-use hymns

All Hail the Power of Jesus Name

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Holy God we Praise Thy Name

Holy Holy Holy Lord God Almighty

Holy is the Lord

Immortal Invisible God Only Wise

The God of Abraham Praise

To Do Your Will

We See the Lord

With all my Power of Heart and Tongue (Psalm)



Suggested hymns which may still be copyright

Cast Out into the Deep - Collegeville composers

Come let us Sing for Joy - Haugen

Follow Me - Cockett

Haul, Haul Away - Cockett

Lord when you Came to the Seashore - Jabusch

Sing Hey for the Carpenter - Bell

The Servant King - Kendrick

When Jesus Walked Beside the Shore - Stuempfle

Will You Come and Follow Me - Bell and Maule



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

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