INTROIT ANTIPHON: Rejoice in the Lord always! I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near.
ANTIPHON PARAPHRASE: Rejoice in God, rejoice again! Be gentle for the Lord's at hand.
INTROIT PSALM: You showed favor to your land, O LORD. You restored Jacob.
You removed the guilt of your people. You covered all their sin.
Will you not turn and revive us, so that your people may rejoice in you?
I will hear what the true God, the LORD, will say. He indeed speaks peace to his people, to his favored ones.
GRADUAL: You who are seated above the cherubim, shine forth. Stir up your might. Come with salvation for us.
O Shepherd of Israel, give ear, you who lead Joseph like a flock.
ACCLAMATION: Alleluia, alleluia! Stir up your might. Come with salvation for us. Alleluia.