"Free-to-use" means the words can be copied and sung to at least one tune with no concerns about copyright or performance licensing - sometimes in a limited setting.
Many of these hymns are old/traditional - but where possible a variety of styles and genres are included.
Seasonal NotesSeparate readings are used for Vigil Masses, so the following applies to Masses during the day.
ReadingsFirst: Acts - The gathered apostles heard the wind, were filled with the Holy Spirit, and able to speak in the languages of everyone in Jerusalem.
Psalm: 103 - Send forth your spirit O Lord and renew the face of the earth / Bless the Lord my soul / You take back your spirit they die / May the glory of the Lord last forever
Second: Corinthians - There is a variety of gifts, but always the same Spirit .. in whom we are all baptised.
Gospel: John - Peace be with you - as the Father sent me, so I am sending you - receive the Holy Spirit.
ThemesReceiving the Holy Spirit - being taught and empowered by it, and sent out to the world.
HymnsCome Down O Love Divine
Come Holy Ghost Creator Blest
Come Holy Ghost Creator Come
Creator Spirit by whose Aid
Hail Thee, Festival Day (with Pentecost refrain)
Holy Spirit Lord of Light
Holy Spirit Truth Divine
If You Believe and I Believe
Joy Because the Circling Year
Love Divine all Loves Excelling
O Breath on me O Breath of God
Psalm 103 - Music for Mass setting
Spirit Divine Attend our Prayers
Veni Creator Spiritus
Veni Lumen Cordium
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