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 a particularly good for for the theme(s).
lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Seasonal noteThe Year A Mass readings may be used today, especially if a pre-baptismal / RCIA scrutiny is being held.
Psalm 125 - What marvels the Lord worked for us, indeed we are glad / When the Lord delivered Zion from bondage / Deliver us O Lord / They go out full of tears.
Second: Philippians -Nothing can happen that will outweigh the advantage of knowing Christ my saviour - I have accepted loss of everything for the him.
Gospel: Luke - The woman caught in adultery.
ThemesFaith in God - following a new path. Christ's forgiveness - sinfulness is wiped away. New beginnings.
Suggested free-use hymnsA New Commandment
Balm in Gilead
Come Ye Sinners Poor and Needy
Glory be to Jesus
I Will Glory in the Cross
Lord who Throughout These Forty Days
Love Divine all Loves Excelling
O Cross of Christ Immortal Tree
O God my Strength and Fortitude
Praise to the Holiest in the Height
Take up Your Cross
There's a Wideness in God's Mercy
Thy Mercy Free
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Meekness and Majesty - Kendrick
Suggested hymns which may still be copyright
Only this I Want - Schutte
The Love of the Lord - Joncas
When from Bondage - Dufner