The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
Lift up your hearts.
We lift them up to
Let us give thanks to the Lord our
It is right to
give our thanks and praise.
Father Almighty, it is right that
we should always and everywhere give You thanks and praise. Only You are
God. You created all things and called them good. You made us in Your own
Even when we
rebelled against Your love, You did not desert us. You delivered us from
captivity, made covenant to be our God and King, and spoke to us through
And so, with Your people on earth
and all the company of heaven we praise Your Name and join their unending
Holy, holy, holy
Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of Your glory.
Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.
Holy are You and blessed is Your
Son Jesus Christ. You loved the world so much You sent Your only Son to be
our Savior. The Lord of all life came to live among us. He healed and
taught, ate with sinners, and won for You a new people by water and the
Spirit. We saw His glory.
Yet He humbled Himself in
obedience to Your will, freely accepting death on a cross. By dying, He
freed us from unending death; by rising from the dead, He gave us
On the night in which He gave
Himself up for us, the Lord Jesus took bread. After giving You thanks, He
broke the bread, gave it to His disciples, and said: "Take,
eat; this is My body which is given for you."
When the supper was over, He took
Again, He returned thanks to You,
gave the cup to His disciples, and said; "Drink from
this, all of you; this is the cup of the new covenant in My blood, poured
out for you and many, for the forgiveness of sins."
When we eat this bread and drink
this cup, we experience anew the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ and
look forward to His coming in final victory.
And so, in remembrance of these
Your mighty acts in Jesus Christ, we offer ourselves in praise and
thanksgiving, as a holy and living sacrifice, in union with Christ’s
offering for us, as we proclaim the mystery of the faith.
Christ has died,
Christ is risen, Christ will come again.
Send the power of Your Holy Spirit
on us, gathered here out of love for You, and on these gifts.
Help us know in the breaking of
this bread and the drinking of this wine, the presence of Christ, who gave
His body and blood for all.
Make us one with Christ, one with
each other, and one in service to all the world.
Through Your Son
Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit in Your Holy Church, all glory and
honor is Yours, Father. Amen.
(Break the bread), saying,
Because there is one loaf, we,
many as we are, are one body; for it is one loaf of which we all partake.
When we break the bread, is it not a means of sharing in the body of
(Take the cup), saying,
When we give thanks over the cup,
is it not a means of sharing in the blood of Christ?
The body of Christ, given for you.
The blood of Christ, given for
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