1st Sunday of Advent A: Responsorial Psalm

Psalm 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9

Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord.

Verse 1:

I rejoiced because they said to me,
   “We will go up to the house of the LORD.”
And now we have set foot
   within your gates, O Jerusalem.

Verse 2:

Jerusalem, built as a city
   with compact unity.
To it the tribes go up,
   the tribes of the LORD.

Verse 3:

According to the decree for Israel,
   to give thanks to the name of the LORD.
In it are set up judgment seats,
   seats for the house of David.

Verse 4:

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem!
   May those who love you prosper!
May peace be within your walls,
   prosperity in your buildings.

Verse 5:

Because of my brothers and friends
   I will say, “Peace be within you!”
Because of the house of the LORD, our God,
   I will pray for your good.