VII: Ordinary Time – Catholic Music Project

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VII: Ordinary Time – Catholic Music Project

  • Release date: 2007
  • Label: MLJ Music
  • Catalog #: CMP-7
  • 1

    All Are Welcome

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    Title: All Are Welcome
    Author: Marty Haugen
    Copyright: 1994 GIA Publications

    Verse 1
    Let us build a house
    where love can dwell
    And all can safely live,
    A place where
    saints and children tell
    How hearts learn to forgive.
    Built of hopes and dreams and visions,
    Rock of faith and vault of grace;
    Here the love of Christ shall end divisions;
    All are welcome, all are welcome,
    All are welcome in this place.

    Verse 2
    Let us build a house where prophets speak,
    And words are strong and true,
    Where all God's children dare to seek
    To dream God's reign anew.
    Here the cross shall stand as witness
    And a symbol of God's grace;
    Here as one we claim the faith of Jesus:
    All are welcome, all are welcome,
    All are welcome in this place.

    Verse 3
    Let us build a house where love is found
    In water, wine and wheat:
    A banquet hall on holy ground,
    Where peace and justice meet.
    Here the love of God, through Jesus,
    Is revealed in time and space;
    As we share in Christ the feast that frees us:
    All are welcome, all are welcome,
    All are welcome in this place.

    All Are Welcome
  • 2

    Gather Us In

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    Gather Us In
    Marty Haugen
    © 1982 GIA Publications

    Verse 1
    Here in this place new light is streaming,
    Now is the darkness vanished away,
    See in this space our fears and our dreamings
    Brought here to You in the light of this day.

    Chorus 1
    Gather us in the lost and forsaken,
    Gather us in the blind and the lame;
    Call to us now and we shall awaken,
    We shall arise at the sound of our name.

    Verse 2
    We are the young our lives are a mystery,
    we are the old who yearn for your face.
    We have been sung throughout all of history,
    Called to be light to the whole human race.

    Chorus 2
    Gather us in the rich and the haughty
    Gather us in the proud and the strong,
    Give us a heart so meek and so lowly,
    Give us the courage to enter the song.

    Verse 3
    Here we will take the wine and the water,
    Here we will take the bread of new birth,
    Here you shall call your sons and your daughters,
    Call us anew to be salt for the earth.

    Chorus 3
    Give us to drink the wine of compassion,
    Give us to eat the bread that is you;
    Nourish us well and teach us to fashion,
    lives that are holy and hearts that are true.

    Verse 4
    Not in the dark of buildings confining,
    Not in some heaven light years away,
    But here in this place the new light is shining,
    Now is the Kingdom, now is the day.

    Chorus 4
    Gather us in and hold us forever,
    Gather us in and make us your own;
    Gather us in all peoples together,
    fire of love in our flesh and our bones.

    Gather Us In
  • 3

    The Cry of the Poor

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    The Cry of the Poor
    John Foley
    © 1978 New Dawn Music

    Refrain:
    The Lord hears the cry of the poor, blessed be the Lord.

    Verse 1
    I will bless the Lord at all times
    with praise ever in my mouth.
    Let my soul glory in the Lord
    who hears the cry of the poor.

    Verse 2
    Let the lowly hear and be glad;
    the Lord listens to their pleas;
    And to hearts broken God is near;
    who hears the cry of the poor.

    Verse 3
    Every spirit crushed God will save;
    will be ransom for their lives;
    will be safe shelter for their fears,
    and will hear the cry of the poor.

    Verse 4
    We proclaim your greatness, O God,
    Your praise ever in our mouth;
    Every face brightened in your light,
    For you hear the cry of the poor.

    The Cry of the Poor
  • 4

    Blest Are They

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    Blest Are They
    David Haas
    ©1985 GIA Publications

    Verse 1
    Blest are they, the poor in spirit,
    theirs is the kingdom of God.
    Blest are they, full of sorrow,
    they shall be consoled.

    Verse 2
    Blest are they, the lowly ones
    they shall inherit the earth.
    Blest are they, who hunger and thirst,
    they shall have their fill.

    Verse 3
    Blest are they who show mercy,
    mercy shall be theirs.
    Blest are they, the pure of heart,
    they shall see God!

    Verse 4
    Blest are they who seek peace;
    they are the children of God.
    Blest are they who suffer in faith,
    the glory of God is theirs.

    Verse 5
    Blest are you who suffer hate,
    all because of me.
    Rejoice and be glad,
    yours is the kingdom;
    shine for all to see.

    Refrain:
    Rejoice and be glad!
    Blessed are you, holy are you!
    Rejoice and be glad!
    Yours is the kingdom of God!

    Blest Are They
  • 5

    Hail Mary: Gentle Woman

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    Hail Mary Gentle Woman
    Carey Landry
    © 1979 NALR

    Verse 1
    Hail Mary, full of grace,
    The Lord is with you.
    Blessed are you among women
    And blest is the fruit of your womb, Jesus.
    Holy Mary Mother of God,
    Pray for us sinners,
    Now and at the hour of our death.
    Amen.

    Refrain:
    Gentle woman, quiet light,
    Morning star,
    So strong and bright, gentle Mother,
    Peaceful dove, teach us wisdom,
    Teach us love.

    Verse 2
    You were chosen by the Father,
    You were chosen for the Son,
    You were chosen from all women,
    And for woman, shining one.

    Verse 3
    Blessed are you among women.
    Blest in turn all women too.
    Blessed they with peaceful spirits.
    Blessed they with gentle hearts.

    Hail Mary: Gentle Woman
  • 6

    Eye Has Not Seen

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    Eye Has Not Seen
    Marty Haugen
    © 1982 GIA Publications

    Refrain:
    Eye has not seen,
    ear has not heard
    what God has ready
    for those who love him;
    Spirit of love, come,
    give us the mind of Jesus,
    teach us the wisdom of God.

    Verse 1
    When pain and sorrow weigh us down,
    be near to us, O Lord,
    forgive the weakness of our faith,
    and bear us up within your peaceful word.

    Verse 2
    Our lives are but a single breath,
    we flower and we fade,
    yet all our days are in your hands,
    so we return in love what love has made.

    Verse 3
    To those who see with eyes of faith,
    the Lord is ever near,
    reflected in the faces
    of all the poor and lowly of the world.

    Verse 4
    We sing a mystery from the past
    in halls where saints have trod,
    yet ever new the music rings
    to Jesus, Living Song of God.

    Eye Has Not Seen
  • 7

    We Remember

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    We Remember
    Marty Haugen
    © 1980 GIA Publications

    Refrain:
    We remember how you loved us to Your death,
    And still we celebrate for You are with us here.
    And we believe that we will see You
    when you come in Your glory, Lord.
    We remember, we celebrate, we believe!

    Verse 1
    Here, a million wounded souls
    Are yearning just to touch you and be healed;
    Gather all your people, and hold them to your heart.

    Verse 2
    Now we recreate you love,
    We bring the bread and wine to share a meal;
    Sign of grace and mercy, the Presence of the Lord.

    Verse 3
    Christ, the Father’s great “Amen”
    To all the hopes and dreams of every heart;
    Peace beyond all telling, and freedom from all fear.

    Verse 4
    See the face of Christ revealed in every person standing by your side.
    Gift to one another and temples of Your love.

    We Remember
  • 8

    Pescador de Hombres/Lord, When You Came

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    Title: Lord, When You Came
    Author: Cesareo Gabarain
    Copyright: © 1979 OCP Publications

    Verse 1
    Lord, when you came to the seashore
    You weren't seeking the wise or the wealthy,
    But only asking that I might follow.

    Refrain:
    O Lord, in my eyes you were gazing,
    Kindly smiling, my name you were saying;
    all I treasured, I have left on the sand there;
    Close to You, I will find other seas.

    Verse 2
    Lord, you knew what my boat carried;
    Neither money nor weapons for fighting,
    But nets for fishing, my daily labor.

    Verse 3
    Lord, have you need of my labor,
    Hands for service, a heart made for loving,
    My arms for lifting the poor and broken?

    Verse 4
    Lord, send me where you would have me,
    To a village, or heart of the city;
    I will remember that you are with me.

    Pescador de Hombres/Lord, When You Came
  • 9

    Now We Remain

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    Title: Now We Remain
    Author: David Haas
    Copyright: © 1983 GIA Publications

    Refrain:
    We hold the death of the Lord
    deep in our hearts.
    Living; now we remain
    with Jesus the Christ.

    Verse 1
    Once we were people afraid,
    lost in the night.
    Then by your cross we we saved;
    Dead became living, life from your giving.

    Verse 2
    Something which we have known,
    something we've touched,
    What we have seen with our eyes:
    This we have heard, life-giving word.

    Verse 3
    He chose to give of himself,
    became our bread.
    Broken, that we might live.
    Love beyond love,
    Pain for our pain.

    Verse 4
    We are the presence of God;
    this is our call.
    now to become bread and wine:
    Food for the hungry, life for the weary,
    for to live with the Lord,
    we must die with the Lord.

    Now We Remain
  • 10

    Prayer of St. Francis/Make Me a Channe

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    Prayer of St Francis/Make Me a Channel of Your Peace
    Author: Adapted by Sebastian Temple
    Copyright: 1980 Franciscan Community

    Verse 1
    Make me a channel of your peace.
    Where there is hatred let me bring your love.
    Where there is injury your pardon, Lord,
    And where there's doubt, true faith in you.

    Verse 2
    Make me a channel of your peace.
    Where there's despair in life let me bring hope.
    Where there is darkness, only light,
    And where there's sadness ever joy.

    Chorus
    Oh, Master, grant that I may never seek
    So much to be consoled as to console.
    To be understood as to understand.
    To be loved, as to love with all my soul.

    Verse 3
    Make me a channel of your peace.
    It is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
    in giving of ourselves that we receive,
    and in dying that we're born to eternal life.

    Prayer of St. Francis/Make Me a Channe
  • 11

    You Are Mine

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    You Are Mine
    Author: David Haas
    Copyright: © 1991 GIA Publications

    Verse 1
    I will come to you in the silence,
    I will lift you from all your fear.
    You will hear my voice,
    I claim you as my choice,
    be still and know I am here.

    Verse 2
    I am hope for all who are hopeless,
    I am eyes for all who long to see.
    In the shadows of the night,
    I will be your light,
    come and rest in me.

    Refrain:
    Do not be afraid I am with you,
    I have called you each by name.
    Come and follow me,
    I will bring you home;
    I love you and you are mine.

    Verse 3
    I am strength for all the despairing,
    healing for the ones
    who dwell in shame.
    All the blind will see,
    the lame will all run free,
    and all will know my name.

    Verse 4
    I am the Word that leads all to freedom,
    I am the peace the world cannot give.
    I will call your name, embracing
    all your pain,
    stand up, now walk, and live!

    You Are Mine
  • 12

    Seek ye First

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    Seek ye first the kingdom of God
    Author: Karen Lafferty
    Copyright: © 1972 Maranantha Music

    Verse 1
    Seek ye first the kingdom of God
    and his righteousness,
    and all these things shall be added unto you.
    Al-le-lu, Alleluia.

    Verse 2
    Ask and it shall be
    given unto you.
    Seek and ye shall find.
    Knock, and the door
    shall be opened unto you,
    Al-le-lu, Alleluia.

    Chorus: Alleluia

    Seek ye First
  • 13

    Let There Be Peace on Earth

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    Let There Be Peace on Earth
    Author: Sy Miller, Jill Jackson
    Copyright: © 1955 Jan-Lee Music

    Let there be peace on earth,
    and let it begin with me.
    Let there be peace on Earth,
    the peace that was meant to be.

    With God as our Father,
    brothers all are we,
    Let me walk with my brother,
    in perfect harmony.

    Let peace begin with me,
    let this be the moment now.
    With every step I take,
    let this be my solemn vow,

    To take each moment
    and live each moment
    in peace, eternally.
    Let there be Peace on Earth,
    and let it begin with me.

    Let There Be Peace on Earth
  • 14

    We Are Called

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    We Are Called
    Author: David Haas
    Copyright: © 1988 GIA Publications

    Verse 1
    Come! Live in the light!
    Shine with the joy
    and the love of the Lord!
    We are called to be
    light for the kingdom,
    to live in the freedom
    of the city of God!

    Refrain:
    We are called to act with justice,
    we are called to love tenderly,
    we are called to serve one another;
    to walk humbly with God!

    Verse 2
    Come! Open your heart!
    Show your mercy to
    all those in fear!
    We are called to be
    hope for the hopeless
    so hatred and blindness
    will be no more!

    Verse 3
    Sing! Sing a new song!
    Sing of that great day when
    all will be one!
    God will reign, and we'll
    walk with other as
    sister and brother,
    united in love!

    We Are Called
The Catholic Music Project VII: Ordinary Time is a collection of piano solos, with intros and endings to accompany singers, or just for listening and prayer. This collection focuses on well known songs used mostly during the season of Ordinary Time. The download track button  is a link to the sheet music transcription. As titles become available they will be listed there.

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