|PART 1 LUCERNARIUM|
|Blessing of the Fire|
|Preparation of the Candle|
|Procession||‘The Light of Christ’ (chant)|
|The Easter Proclamation (Exsultet)||‘Exult, let them exult’ (chant)|
LITURGY OF THE WORD
|First reading||Genesis 1:1-2:2||God saw all that he had made, and indeed it was very good.|
|Psalm||Psalm 103(104):1-2,5-6,10,12-14,24,35 (Psallite)||Send out your Spirit over the waters: |
you will renew the face of the earth.
|Second reading||Genesis 22:1-18||The sacrifice of Abraham, our father in faith.|
|Psalm||Psalm 15(16):5,8-11 (Psallite)||My portion and my cup,|
my promise and my song:
my heart rejoices and my soul is glad.
|Third reading||Exodus 14:15-15:1||The sons of Israel went on dry ground right into the sea.|
|Canticle||Exodus 15 (Psallite)||Sing to the Lord, sing to the Lord, |
covered in glory: O sing to the Lord.
|Fourth reading||Isaiah 54:5-14||With everlasting love the Lord your redeemer has taken pity on you.|
|Psalm||Psalm 29(30):2,4-6,11-13 (Psallite)||I will praise you, Lord,|
you have rescued me;
I will praise you, Lord.
|Fifth reading||Isaiah 55:1-11||Come to me and your soul will live, and I will make an everlasting covenant with you.|
|Canticle||Isaiah 12||Joyfully you will draw water|
deep from salvations springs.
|Sixth reading||Baruch 3:9-15,32-4:4||In the radiance of the Lord, make your way to light.|
|Psalm||Psalm 18(19):8-11||Your word is life, Lord, life without end.|
|Seventh reading||Ezekiel 36:16-17,18-28||I shall pour clean water over you and I shall give you a new heart.|
|Psalm||Psalm 41(42):2-3,5,42:3-4 (Charles Watson, OSB)||Like as the deer that yearns for flowing waters, |
so longs my soul for God, the Living God.
|Glory to God||(‘A Parish Mass’, Peter Jones)|
|New Testament reading||Romans 6:3-11||Christ, having been raised from the dead, will never die again.|
|Psalm||Psalm 117(118):1-2,16-17,22-23 (‘The stone which the builders rejected’, Bernadette Farrell)||The stone which the builders rejected|
has become the cornerstone.
Alleluia, alleluia, has become the cornerstone.
|Gospel||Luke 24:1-12||Why look among the dead for someone who is alive?|
|Litany of the Saints|
|Acclamation||(‘Springs of water’, Alan Smith)||Springs of water, bless the Lord;|
praise and exult him above all for ever.
|Renewal of Baptismal Promises|
|Sprinkling song||(‘Water of life’, Stephen Dean)|
LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST
|Preparation song||(‘This is the night of new beginnings’, Bernadette Farrell)||This song is a special Easter version of ‘Christ, Be Our Light’ and is based on the Easter Proclamation (The Exsultet)|
|Eucharistic acclamations||(‘A Parish Mass’, Peter Jones)|
|Lamb of God||(‘Aston Lamb of God’, Peter Jones)|
|Communion processional||(‘Christ, our pasch, is sacrified’, Psallite)|
|Recessional hymn||‘Jesus Christ is risen today’|