Hymns for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year C (5 December 2021) - Catholic lectionary

A selection of hymns and songs, based on themes from the Roman Catholic lectionary for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, 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).

Suggestions about other suitable hymns are welcome:  leave a message in the Comments box near the bottom of the page.


First: Baruch 5:1-9 - Jerusalem ... wrap the integrity of God around you ... the name God gives you will be peace through integrity ... God will guide Israel in joy.

Psalm: 125 -  What marvels the Lord worked for us / When the Lord delivered Zion from bondage / Deliver us Lord / They go out full of tears, they return carrying their sheaves

Second: Philippians 1:3-6, 8-11 - I pray for you, that your love for each other may increase ... and prepare you for the day of Christ

Gospel: Luke 3:1-6  - The word of God came to John, son of Zechariah:  A voice cries in the wilderness, prepare a way for the Lord


Prepare a way - God will guide and assist.   Christ incarnate.

Free-use artworks

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

Free-use hymns

Bringing in the Sheaves

Come Emmanuel

Come O Divine Messiah

Come Thou Long-expected Jesus

Comfort O Comfort my People

Creator of the Stars of Night

Dear Maker of the Starry Skies

Hark a Herald Voice is Calling

Hail to the Lord's Anointed

Hills of the North Rejoice

Love Divine all Loves Excelling

O Come O Come Emmanuel

On Jordan's Bank

Peace is Flowing Like a River

The Coming of our God

The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns

Free-use Psalm settings

Hymns which may still be copyright

A Voice in the Wilderness - Robinson

Across the Years there Echoes Still - Hurley

Enter in the Wilderness - Jabsuch

I Thank my God - Andersen

Let the Valleys be Raised - Schutte

O Comfort my People - Waddell

Prepare the Way O Zion - Price

There's a Voice in the Wilderness Crying - Milligan (may be public domain in the USA)

Wait for the Lord - Taizé

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