19th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Entrance Antiphon

Psalm 74:20, 19, 22, 23

Look to your covenant, O Lord,
and forget not the life of your poor ones for ever.
Arise, O God, and defend your cause,
and forget not the cries of those who seek you.
(Psalm 74:20, 19, 22, 23)

Verse 1:

Why, O God, have you cast us off forever?
Why does you anger blaze at the sheep of your pasture?
(Psalm 74:1)

Verse 2:

Do not give the soul of your dove to the beasts,
nor forget the life of your poor ones forever.
(Psalm 74:19)

Verse 3:

My flesh and my heart waste away;
God is the strength of my heart,
my portion forever.
(Psalm 73:26)

Verse 4:

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.
(Gloria Patri)