Hymns for the 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

A selection of free-to-use (ie public domain or copyright-free) hymns and song suggestions, based on themes from the Roman Catholic lectionary for the eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

"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.

Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below, or email editor@LiturgyTools.net.


First:  Isaiah - Does a woman forget the baby at her breast?   ... Yet even if these forget, I will never forget you.

Psalm 61 - In God alone my soul is at rest / In God is my safety and glory.

Second: I Corinthians - People must think of us as Christ's servants ... who should be worthy of his trust.   But there must be on passing of premature judgement - leave that until the Lord comes, he will light up all that is hidden and reveal the secret intentions of human hearts.

Gospel: Matthew - You cannot be the slave of both God and money.


Trust.   Faith.    God's infinite love and care for humankind.


All Things Bright and Beautiful

Alleluia Sing to Jesus
Father we Thank Thee

How Firm a Foundation

Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

O God our Help in Ages Past

Praise the Lord Ye Heavens Adore Him

Psalm 61 - Music for Mass setting

The God of Abraham, Praise

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