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March 4, 2024

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night (Mar 30, 2024)

“Do not be amazed! You seek Jesus of Nazareth, the crucified. He has been raised; he is not here.” The Sacred Paschal Triduum concludes with the Easter Vigil in which our RCIA Elect are received into the Church through the Sacraments of Initiation.


Listen to the Podcast:


Note: This is a special extended podcast to cover all the additional music for the Easter Vigil.


Responsorial Psalms

Psalm 33 (following the first reading)

The Earth Is Full of the Goodness of the Lord (Dana Catherine)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 148
Psalm 16 (following the second reading)

You Are My Inheritance, O Lord (Paul Hillebrand)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 150
Exodus 15 (following the third reading)

Let Us Sing to the Lord (Curtis Stephan)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 152
Psalm 30 (following the fourth reading)

I Will Praise You, Lord, for You Have Rescued Me (PJ Anderson)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 154
Isaiah 12 (following the fifth reading)

You Will Draw Water Joyfully (Curtis Stephan)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 158
Psalm 19 (following the sixth reading)

Lord, You Have the Words of Everlasting Life (Scot Crandal)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 160
Psalm 42 (following the seventh reading)

Like a Deer that Longs for Running Streams (Timothy R. Smith)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 162
Isaiah 12 (following seventh reading if baptism is not celebrated)

You Will Draw Water Joyfully (Tom Booth)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 164
Psalm 118 (following the Epistle)

Alleluia: Give Thanks to the Lord (Josh Blakesley)

Spirit & Psalm 2024: p. 170

Common Psalm Option Psalm 136: God’s Love Is Everlasting (Ken Canedo)

Spirit & Song #96

Baptismal Liturgy Litany of the Saints (John Becker)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #6; Breaking Bread #721

Sprinkling of the Assembly Gather at the Water (Sarah Hart)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #208

Confirmation Holy Spirit, Come Now / Santo Espiritu, Ven (Jesse Manibysan)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #152; Breaking Bread #194

Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts New Creation (Jackie Francois)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #205; Spirit & Song #125; Breaking Bread #573

Easter Vigil Communion Antiphon Christ our Passover Has Been Sacrificed (Steve Angrisano, Sarah Hart, Curtis Stephan)

Let Us All Rejoice #87

Communion Chant What a Beautiful Name (Ben Fielding and Brooke Ligertwood)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #451

Sending Forth Hallelujah Is Our Song (Sarah Hart, Sarah Kroger, Josh Blakesley and Trey Heffinger)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #146; Breaking Bread #170
Liturgy Podcast is a weekly liturgy planning resource for musicians, liturgists, homilists, youth groups, faith sharing groups, and all who look to the liturgical readings for inspiration and nourishment. Join Ken Canedo as he breaks open the Scripture and plays suggested tracks from the Spirit & Song repertoire.

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