33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings are laid out as for the continuous form of the lectionary. Alternative related readings (OT and psalm only) are below. Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading

1 Samuel 1: 4-20

King of glory, King of peace (StF 56)
Now thank we all our God (StF 81)

See also: Mothering Sunday resources, with its alternative hymns for that day, including Fred Kaan's God of Eve and God of Mary; also Gillian Collins’ hymn Woman stooping, bent and burdened.

Canticle: 1 Samuel 2: 1-10

My soul rejoices in God my Saviour (StF 60)
Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord (StF 186)

Hebrews 10: 11-14 (15-18) 19-25

Author of life divine, who has a table spread (StF 572)
Come, let us with our Lord arise (StF 148)

Mark 13: 1-8

Christ, whose glory fills the skies (StF 134)
My soul finds rest in God alone (StF 633)
It came upon the midnight clear (StF 205)
We lay our broken world in sorrow at your feet (StF 718)
We pray until the hour (StF 741)
We turn to God when we are sorely pressed (StF 640)

Alternative related readings

Daniel 12: 1-3

For all the saints who from their labours rest (StF 745)
Our Father in heaven (StF 762) (Lord’s Prayer – Joseph Lees setting)
Through the love of God our Saviour (StF 639)

Psalm 16

O Lord we are always in your presence (StF 33)
The King of love my shepherd is (StF 479)
Who would true valour see (StF 486)