St. Simon and St. Jude

Roman Catholic Church, Streatham Hill

January 2019:

These are the suggested hymns for the month of January, selected from the Southwark Diocese Music Planner. We will rehearse on Mondays and depending on rehearsals and availability of musicians will then choose the repertoire, therefore the hymn numbers may be subject to change. 

The final selected hymns will appear on the main web page Hymns. Updates of the final version will be posted 24 hours after the Monday rehearsal. 

The hymns below are suggestions and subject to change.


The Epiphany of the Lord (C) – 6th January 2019
Themes: The revelation of Christ to the world. We join all the people of the world in worshiping the infant King of the Jews.

Readings: Isaiah 60:1-6   Psalm 71    Ephesians 3:2-3,5-6    Matthew 2:1-12
Psalm 71: All nations shall fall prostrate before you, O Lord.
LiturgyHymn NumberHymn 1st line
Entrance:        166As with gladness men of old
Gloria:        532Glory to God (Storrington Mass)
Offertory:        606Upon thy table
Sanctus:        584Holy, Holy, Holy - (Storrington)
Agnus Dei:        590Lamb of God - (Storrington)
Communion:        165The God of all eternity
Recessional:        170We three Kings of Orient are

Baptism of the Lord

The Baptism of The Lord (C) – 13th January 2019

Themes: The Father anointed his beloved son, Jesus, with the Holy Spirit and with power, to bring healing and peace to all nations. 

This feast marks the end of Christmastide, so a final round of carols are still appropriate.

Readings:         Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11           Psalm 103      Titus 2:11-14, 3:4-7                                                          Luke 3:15-16, 21-22
Psalm 103: Bless the Lord, my Soul! Lord God, how great you are.

LiturgyHymn NumberHymn 1st line
Entrance:          173When John baptised
Gloria:          532Glory to God (Storrington Mass)
Offertory:          407Baptised in water
Sanctus:          584Holy, Holy, Holy - (Storrington)
Agnus Dei:          590Lamb of God - (Storrington)
Communion:          147What shall we give
Recessional:          164Go, tell it on the mountain

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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) – 20th January 2019

Themes: The Church rejoices in her Bridegroom who will cherish her, lavish upon her the many gifts of his Spirit, and transform her into a new creation as he transformed water into wine.

Readings:  Isaiah 62:1-5      Psalm 95(96)   1 Corinthians 12:4-11     John 2:1-11

Psalm 95: 
Proclaim the wonders of the Lord among all the peoples.

LiturgyHymn NumberHymn 1st line
Entrance:        706Praise to the Lord, the almighty
Gloria:        532Glory to God (Storrington Mass)
Offertory:        643Gifts of bread and wine
Sanctus:        584Holy, Holy, Holy - (Storrington)
Agnus Dei:          590Lamb of God - (Storrington)
Communion:        618Taste and see
Recessional:        172Songs of thankfulness and praise

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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) – 27th January 2019

Themes: Today is a day of rejoicing in the New Law which Christ has given us and which unites us with him, binds us together as his people, and enables us to work together for his Kingdom. We listen to the words of the Law and ponder them in our hearts

Readings:  Nehemiah 8:2-6, 8-10       Psalm 18(19)     Corinthians 12:12-30                                                          Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-21
Psalm 18: Your words are spirit, Lord, and they are life.
LiturgyHymn NumberHymn 1st line
Entrance:       863Follow me, follow me
Gloria:       532Glory to God (Storrington Mass)
Offertory:       648See us Lord, about thine altar
Sanctus:       584Holy, Holy, Holy - (Storrington)
Agnus Dei:       590Lamb of God - (Storrington)
Communion:       979O the word of my Lord
Recessional:       471Jubilate, everybody

God is building his family

Psalms 104:33 - I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.

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