22nd 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

Song of Solomon 2: 8-13

Come, let us sing of a wonderful love (StF 443)
Jesus, lover of my soul (StF 355)
King of Glory, King of Peace (StF 56)

Psalm 45: 1-2, 6-9

Hymns echoing the psalmist's theme

My heart is full of Christ, and longs its glorious matter to declare! (StF 506)
There's a light upon the mountains (StF 188)

James 1: 17-27

Help us, O Lord, to learn the truths your word imparts (StF 501)
I'll praise my Maker while I've breath (StF 79)
Of all the Spirit's gifts to me (StF 709)
Teach me, my God and King, in all things thee to see (StF 668)

Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart (StF 545)
Blest are the pure in heart (StF 244)
God of all power, and truth, and grace (StF 498)
O for a heart to praise my God (StF 507)
Purify my heart, let me be as gold (StF 508)
Teach me to dance to the beat of your heart (StF 477)

Alternative related readings

Deuteronomy 4: 1-2, 6-9

Happy are they who find the grace (StF 500)
Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord (StF 186)
The God of Abraham praise (StF 91)

Psalm 15

Hymns echoing the psalmist's theme

Blest are the pure in heart (StF 244)
Come, Lord, to our souls come down (StF 493)