Third Sunday of Advent

Year B – Lectionary [8]

First Reading

I rejoice heartily in the Lord.

Responsorial

My soul rejoices in my God.

Second Reading

May you entirely, spirit, soul, and body, be preserved blameless for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Gospel Acclamation

Isaiah 61:1 (cited in Lk 4:18)

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor.

Gospel

There is one among you whom you do not recognize.

See Also

Psalms

Hymns & Songs

  • Awake, Awake, and Greet the New Morn
    Awake, Awake, and Greet the New Morn
    Composer: Haugen, Marty
    Tune: REJOICE REJOICE
    Text: Haugen, Marty
    Publisher: GIA
  • Canticle of the Turning
    Canticle of the Turning
    Composer: Irish Traditional
    Tune: STAR OF THE COUNTY DOWN
    Text: Cooney, Rory
    Publisher: GIA
  • I Have Loved You
    I Have Loved You
    Composer: Joncas, Michael
    Text: Joncas, Michael
    Publisher: New Dawn Music
  • I Sing a Maid
    I Sing a Maid
    Composer: Traditional Celtic Melody
    Tune: THE FLIGHT OF THE EARLS
    Text: Ridge, M.D.
    Publisher: GIA
  • Like a Shepherd
    Like a Shepherd
    Composer: Dufford SJ, Bob
    Text: Dufford SJ, Bob
    Publisher: New Dawn Music
  • My Soul in Stillness Waits
    My Soul in Stillness Waits
    Composer: Haugen, Marty
    Text: Haugen, Marty
    Publisher: GIA
  • O Come, O Come Emmanuel
    O Come, O Come Emmanuel
    Tune: VENI EMMANUEL
    Text: O Antiphons, Latin 9th c.
    Publisher: Public Domain
  • On Jordan’s Bank
    On Jordan’s Bank
    Composer: Miles, Gary
    Tune: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
    Text: Coffin, Charles
    Publisher: Celebration
  • People Look East
    People Look East
    Composer: French Carol
    Tune: BESANCON
    Text: Farjeon, Eleanor
    Publisher: Public Domain
  • Take Comfort, My People
    Take Comfort, My People
    Composer: Warner, Steven C.
    Text: Isaiah 40
    Publisher: WLP
  • Wait for the Lord
    Wait for the Lord
    Composer: Berthier, Jacques
    Text: Taize Community
    Publisher: GIA