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28th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Mass Worship Aid

Below are the Mass Readings and Prayers for the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass, livestreamed on our Facebook page, October 9, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. Please click here for a pdf version

Lector: Our first reading is from the Book of 2nd Kings. 

Naaman [Nay-ah-men] the leper went down and dipped himself seven times in the Jordan, as the prophet of God, Elisha [EE-lie-sha], told him, and his flesh was restored and became clean like the flesh of a child. Then Naaman and the people accompanying him returned to Elisha and stood before him. Naaman said: “Now I know that there is no God in all the world but in Israel. Please accept a gift from a grateful servant.” But Elisha replied: “As surely as Yahweh lives, whom I serve, I will not accept your gift.” Despite Naaman’s urging, Elisha still refused. “If you will not,” said Naaman, “then, please give me as much earth as two mules can carry. From now on, I will neither offer burnt offerings nor sacrifices to any other gods but to Yahweh.”

 

Lector: Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s people.
People Respond: Thanks be to God.

 

 


Responsorial Psalm

 

Lector: Our response is - Yahweh has revealed to the nations His saving power.
People Repeat: Yahweh has revealed to the nations His saving power.

Sing a new song to Yahweh,

Who has worked wonders,

Whose right hand and holy arm have brought deliverance!

People Repeat: Yahweh has revealed to the nations His saving power.

 

Yahweh has made his salvation known: and shown divine justice to the nations.

Yahweh has remembered his kindness and his faithfulness toward the house of Israel.

People Repeat: Yahweh has revealed to the nations His saving power.

 

All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Sing joyfully to Yahweh with the harp, break into song, sing praise!

People Repeat: Yahweh has revealed to the nations His saving power.

 

Lector: Our second reading is from the Second Letter of Paul to Timothy. 

Popular Translation

 

Remember that Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, was a descendent of David and rose from the dead. This is the Good News that I preach, and for which I am suffering, even to the point of chains, like a criminal. But there is no chaining the word of God! Therefore, I endure all of this for the sake of those whom God has chosen, in order that they may obtain salvation in Christ Jesus, and with it, eternal glory.

 

And you can trust this: If we have died with Christ we shall also live with Christ. If we hold out to the end, we shall also reign with Christ. If we turn our backs on Christ, Christ will turn his back on us. If we are unfaithful, Christ will remain faithful, For Christ can never be unfaithful; Christ is not able to deny himself.

Lector: Hear what the Spirit is saying to God’s people.
People Respond: Thanks be to God.

 

 


Gospel Acclamation - Sung

 

 


Gospel

 

Celebrant: Our God is with you.
People Respond: And also, with you.
Celebrant: A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke.

People Respond:
Praise to you, Jesus the Christ.

 

Popular Translation

 

On the journey to Jerusalem, Jesus walked on the border between the Galilee and Samaria. As Jesus was about to enter a village, ten people with leprosy met him. Keeping their distance, they raised their voices and said: “Jesus! Rabbi! Have pity on us! "

 

When Jesus saw them, he responded, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” As they were going, they were healed. But one of them, realizing they were healed, came back, and began praising God in a loud voice. He then fell down at the feet of Jesus and spoke his praises. He was a Samaritan.

 

Jesus said in reply: “Were not all ten people healed and made whole? Where are the other nine? Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God?’ Then, Jesus said to the Samaritan, “Stand up, and go your way. Your faith has saved you.”

Celebrant: My friends, the Gospel of the Lord.
People Respond: Praise to you, Jesus the Christ.

 

 

 


Prayers of the People

 

Celebrant: My friends, let us pray for those in need and in thanksgiving for all things that call for our gratitude.:

Lector: Our response is, “Loving God, hear our prayer.”

For the baptized, that we may be a Christ-like people filled with gratitude for all that God has done for us; for this, we pray:

People Respond: Loving God, hear our prayer.

For gratitude that there is peace, wherever it may be found - even in a world with war and conflict; for this, we pray:

People Respond: Loving God, hear our prayer.

 

For gratitude, as we recognize the gift of healing in anyone who has suffered from addiction, illness, or depression or any kind of pain; for this, we pray:

People Respond: Loving God, hear our prayer.

 

For the grace to begin anew: that we may grasp opportunities when there are occasions of new opportunities when God opens new doors in our lives; for this, we pray:

People Respond: Loving God, hear our prayer.

 

We pause to remember names of those who suffer with illness and those who have asked for our prayers [Lector, pause and count to 6]. We ask that God’s healing touch restore them to fullness of life; for this, we pray:

People Respond: Loving God, hear our prayer.

We pause to remember names of deceased loved ones and friends who have died [Lector, pause and count to 6]. We ask that God meet all face to face who have gone on to Greater Life, and that they may be forever held in His loving arms; for this, we pray:​

People Respond: Loving God, hear our prayer.

 

For prayers left unspoken, but held deep, within the silence of our hearts. For this, we pray:

People Respond: Loving God, hear our prayer.

 

Celebrant: Good and generous God, hear our prayers for those in need. We offer our gratitude for your healing grace, and your gifts, freely given. Help us to remember all that you do for us, and make us generous in our view of others, whose faith we may not recognize. We ask this through Jesus the Christ. Amen.

 

All: Amen.