Liturgy of the Word

Entrance

Procession, Song

Opening Prayers

Sign of the Cross, Greeting (The Lord Be With You!)

Penitential Act

I Confess to Almighty God/Yo confieso ante Dios todopoderoso

Kyrie

Lord have mercy/Señor ten piedad

Gloria

Glory to God in the Highest/Gloria a Dios en el cielo – Not said or sung during Lent or Advent

Collect

Summary prayer before readings

Readings

Sunday: First reading, Old Testament; Second reading, New Testament Letter

Daily Mass:  Only one reading

Psalm

Responsorial Psalm: Song from Old Testament Book of Psalms

Epistle

Letter from New Testament (Second Reading)

Gospel

Book of Matthew, Mark, Luke or John; read by priest or deacon

Homily

Sermon, based on Scripture readings of the day

Profession of Faith (Creed)

I believe in one God/Creo in un solo Dios

Prayer of the Faithful

Responsorial prayer for intentions of the church and congregation

Lectionary

Book of readings used by Lector and Deacon/Priest

Lector

Lay reader; First and Second reading, Prayer of the Faithful