From the Lectionary for Mass, no. 1019
Psalm 23:1-3, 4, 5, 6
R/. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.
The LORDis my shepherd; I shall not want.
in verdant pastures
he gives me repose;
Beside restful waters he leads me;
he refreshes my soul.
He guides me in right paths
for his name sake. R/.
Even though I walk in the dark valley
I fear no evil; for
you are at my side
With your rod and your staff
that give me courage. R/.
You spread the table before me
the sight of my foes;
You anoint my head with oil;
cup overflows. R/.
goodness and kindness follow me
the days of my life;
I shall dwell in the house of the Lord
for years to come. R/.
Psalm 25:4-5ab, 6 and 7b, 20-21
R/. To you, O Lord, I lift my soul.
Your ways, O LORD, make known to me;
teach me your paths,
Guide me in your truth and teach me,
for you are God my savior. R/.
Remember that your compassion, O LORD,
and your kindness
are from of old.
In your kindness remember me,
because of your
goodness, O LORD. R/.
Preserve my life and rescue me;
let me not be put
to shame, for I take refuge in you.
Let integrity and uprightness
Because I wait for
you, O LORD. R/.
Psalm 42:2, 3, 5cdef; 43:3, 4, 5
R/. My soul is
thirsting for the living God: when shall I see him face to face?
As the hind
longs for the running waters,
so my soul
longs for you, O God. R/.
my soul for God, the living God.
I go and behold the face of God? R/.
I went with
and led them in procession to
the house of God.
cries of joy and thanksgiving,
the multitude keeping festival. R/.
your light and your fidelity;
shall lead me on
me to your holy mountain,
your dwelling-place. R/.
Then will I
go in to the altar of God,
God of my gladness and joy;
Then will I
give you thanks upon the harp,
God, my God! R/.
Why are you
downcast, O my soul?
do you sigh within me?
God! For I shall again be thanking him,
the presence of my savior and my God. R/.
Psalm 148:1-2, 11-13a, 13c-14
R/. Let all praise the name of the Lord.
Praise the Lord from the heavens,
him in the heights;
all you his angels,
him, all you his hosts. R/.
kings of the earth and all peoples,
princes and all the judges of the earth,
too, and maidens,
men and boys,
name of the Lord,
his name alone is exalted. R/.
is above earth and heaven,
he has lifted up the horn of his people.
Be this his
praise from all his faithful ones,
the children of Israel, the people close to him. Alleluia. R/.
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