Phillip Pennington Harris
Catalogue of Responsorial Psalms
updated to 01/07/14

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Day Year Response Psalm Details Version

Lent 5
B A pure heart, a pure heart create for me, O God Ps.50 3-4, 12-15. R. v.12 Response & chant N.B. different setting of response to through-composed version

Lent 5
B A pure heart create for me, O God Ps.50 3-4, 12-15. R. v.12 Through-composed  

Saturday in Ordinary Time 23


II

A thanksgiving sacrifice I make to you, O Lord
Psalm 115 (116): 12-13, 15-18. R. v.17

Through-composed
 

Easter 2
B Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia Ps.117:2-4.15-18.22-24 Through-composed SATB or SS versions

Friday in Advent 2
I/II Anyone who follows you, Lord, will have the light of life Ps.1: 1-4, 6. R. cf.Jn.8:12 Response & chant  

Wednesday in Ordinary Time 28
II Anyone who follows you, Lord, will have the light of life Ps.1: 1-4, 6. R. cf.Jn.8:12 Response & chant N.B. different setting of response to Fri Adv 2

Saint Philip Neri (Italian)
- Benedetto il Signore, fonte della vita Ps.33: 2-11. R.v.2 Response & chant  

Wednesday in Ordinary Time 05
I Bless the Lord, my soul Ps.103: 1-2, 27-30. R.v.1 Just response  

Ordinations
-
Christ the Lord, a priest for ever, in the line of Melchisedek, offered bread and wine
Psalm 109 (110) 1-5, 7 Through-composed SAB

Matrimony (Italian)
- Ci benedica Dio, fonte dell'amore Psalm 127 Response & chant 3-part

Advent 3
A Come, Lord and save us Psalm 145 (146): 6-10. R.cf.Is.35: 4 Response & chant  

Easter 6


A


Cry out with joy to God all the earth

Psalm 65 (66): 1-7, 16, 20. R.v.1

Through-composed

TB

Sunday in Ordinary Time 14
C Cry out with joy to God all the earth Psalm 65 (66): 1-7, 16, 20. R.v.1 Through-composed TB

Sunday in Ordinary Time 14
C Cry out with joy to God all the earth Psalm 65 (66): 1-7, 16, 20. R.v.1 Through-composed Low voices

Sunday in Ordinary Time 22
A For you my soul is thirsting, O Lord my God Psalm 62 (63): 2-6, 8-9. R.v.2 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 12


C


For you my soul is thirsting, O Lord my God

Psalm 62 (63): 2-6, 8-9. R.v.2

Through-composed
 

Advent 1


B


God of hosts, bring us back...save us all: Maranatha! Alleluia!

Psalm 79 (80): 2-3, 15-16, 18-19. R.v.4

Response & chant
 

Advent 4


C


God of hosts, bring us back...save us all: Maranatha! Alleluia!

Psalm 79 (80): 2-3, 15-16, 18-19. R.v.4

Response & chant
Identical to Advent 1 (B)

Ordinations

-


Go into the world, alleluia, alleluia, make disciples of all the nations, alleluia, alleluia!
Psalm 95: 1-3, 10.
R. Mt.28:19
Through-composed  

Ordinations

-

Go into the world, alleluia, make disciples of all the nations, alleluia. Psalm 95: 1-3, 10.
R. Mt.28:19
Response &chant  

Visitation (31st May)
I/II Great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel Is. 12: 2-6. R.v.6 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 06, St. David, Ordinations

C
Happy the man who has put his trust in the Lord Psalm 1: 1-4, 6. R.Ps.39 (40):5 Through-composed 2-part

Ash Wednesday
A/B/C Have mercy on us, have mercy, O Lord, for we have sinned Psalm 50: 3-6, 12-14, 17. R.v.3 Response & chant Unison version

Lent 1
A Have mercy on us, have mercy, O Lord, for we have sinned Psalm 50: 3-6, 12-14, 17. R.v.3 Response & chant SATB version, otherwise identical to Ash Weds

St Joseph (19th March)

-


His dynasty shall last for ever

Psalm 88 (89): 2-5, 27, 29. R.v.37

Response & chant
 

Wednesday in Ordinary Time 33
  Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty Psalm 150, R. Ap.4,8 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 30
A I love you, Lord, my strength Psalm 17: 2-4, 47-51. R.v.2 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 31
B I love you, Lord, my strength Psalm 17: 2b-4, 47-51. R.v.2 Through-composed  

Advent 1
A I rejoiced when I heard them say let us go to God's house Psalm 121 (122): 1-2, 4-5, 6-9. R.cf.v.1 Response & chant  

Christ the King
C I rejoiced when I heard them say let us go to God's house Psalm 121 (122): 1-5. R.cf.v.1 Response & chant SATB

Christ the King


C


I rejoiced when I heard them say let us go to God's house

Psalm 121 (122): 1-5. R.cf.v.1
Response & chant Accompanied

Wednesday Easter 5
& Saturday in Ordinary Time 29
I/II
II
I rejoiced when I heard them say let us go to God's house Psalm 121 (122): 1-5. R.cf.v.1 Response & chant SATB

Wednesday Easter 5

& Saturday in Ordinary Time 29


I/II
II


I rejoiced when I heard them say let us go to God's house

Psalm 121 (122): 1-5. R.cf.v.1
Response & chant Accompanied

Ordinations & 24th June (Birthday of John the Baptist: Day Mass)
- I thank you for the wonder of my being Psalm 138 (139): 1-3, 13-15. R.v.14 Through-composed  

Advent 4
B
I will sing of your love, O Lord, for ever and ever. Maranatha! Alleluia!
Psalm 88 (89): 2-5, 27, 29. R.cf.v.2 Response & chant  

Easter Saturday (Sabbato in Albis)

-

I will thank you, Lord Psalm 117 (118): 1, 14-21. R.cf.v.21 Through-composed Unison + TBB

Lent 2
B I will walk in the presence of the Lord in the land of the living Psalm 115 (116): 10, 15-19. R.Ps.114 (116):9 Response & chant  

Requiem
- I will walk in the presence of the Lord in the land of the living Psalm 114 (116) Response & chant  

Wednesday in Ordinary Time 1 (Italian)

I

Il Signore č fedele al suo patto Psalm 104, 1-4.6-9. R.v.8


Response & chant

 

Advent 2
A In his days justice shall flourish and peace till the moon fails Psalm 71 (72): 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17. R.cf.v.7 Response & chant  

18th December


I/II


In his days justice shall flourish and peace till the moon fails

Psalm 71 (72): 1-2, 12-13, 18-19. R.cf.v.7

Through-composed
 

Sunday in Ordinary Time 12
A In your great love, answer me, O God Psalm 68 (69): 8-10, 14, 17, 33-35. R.v.14 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 12
A In your great love, answer me, O God Psalm 68 (69): 8-10, 14, 17, 33-35. R.v.14 Through-composed SATB

Sunday in Ordinary Time 11
& Sunday in Ordinary Time 08
B
C
It is good to give you thanks, O Lord Psalm 91:2-3,13-16. R cf.v.2 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 11
& Sunday in Ordinary Time 08
B
C
It is good to give you thanks, O Lord Psalm 91:2-3,13-16. R cf.v.2 Through-composed High voice

20th December
I/II
Let the Lord enter! Let the Lord enter! He is the king, he is the king of glory
Psalm 23 (24): 1-6. R.cf.vv.7 & 10 Response & chant (see Advent 4, Year A  

Advent 4
A
Let the Lord enter! Let the Lord enter! He is the king, he is the king of glory
Psalm 23 (24): 1-6. R.cf.vv.7 & 10 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 20
A
Let the peoples praise you, O God, let all the peoples praise you
Psalm 66 (67): 2-3, 5-6, 8. R.v.4 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 20
A
Let the peoples praise you, O God, let all the peoples praise you
Psalm 66 (67): 2-3, 5-6, 8. R.v.4 Through-composed Low voices

Sunday in Ordinary Time 20
A
Let the peoples praise you, O God, let all the peoples praise you
Psalm 66 (67): 2-3, 5-6, 8. R.v.4 Response & chant  

_9th November:
_Dedication of the Lateran _Basilica

A/B/C


Let us come before the Lord giving thanks

Psalm 94 (95): 1-7. R.v.2

_Response & chant
 

Sunday in Ordinary Time 15

B


Let us see, O Lord, your mercy and give us your saving help

Psalm 84 (85): 9-14. R.v.8
Through-composed  

Advent 2
B
Maranatha! Alleluia! Show us your mercy, O God, give us your saving help

Psalm 84 (85): 9-14. R.v.8
Response & chant  

Lent 2
A May your love be upon us, O Lord, as we place all our hope in you Psalm 32 (33): 4-5, 18-20, 22. R.v.22 Response & chant Versions in g minor & g# minor

Lent 2


A


May your love be upon us, O Lord, as we place all our hope in you

Psalm 32 (33): 4-5, 18-20, 22. R.v.22
Response & chant SATB version (g minor)

Sunday in Ordinary Time 29
B May your love be upon us, O Lord, as we place all our hope in you Psalm 32 (33): 4-5, 18-20, 22. R.v.22 Response & chant Versions in g minor & g# minor

Sunday in Ordinary Time 29


B


May your love be upon us, O Lord, as we place all our hope in you

Psalm 32 (33): 4-5, 18-20, 22. R.v.22

Through-composed

B major

Sunday in Ordinary Time 29


B


May your love be upon us, O Lord, as we place all our hope in you

Psalm 32 (33): 4-5, 18-20, 22. R.v.22

Through-composed

C major

Sunday in Ordinary Time 15 (Italian)
B
Mostraci, O Dio, il volto del tuo amore

Psalm 84 (85): 9-14. R.v.8
Response & chant  

Passion (Palm) Sunday
A/B/C My God, my God...why have you forsaken me? Psalm 21 (22):8-9, 17-20, 23-24. R.v.2 Response & chant  

19th December
I/II My lips are filled with your praise, with your glory all the day long Psalm 70 (71):3-6, 16-17. R.cf.v.8 Through-composed  

Advent 3
B My soul rejoices in my God. Alleluia! Maranatha!
Lk.1:46-50, 53-54. R.Is.61:10
Response & chant  

Triumph of the Cross
A/B/C Never forget the deeds of the Lord Psalm 77 (78): 1-2, 34-38. R.v.7 Through-composed  

Ordinations
-
Not to us, Lord, not to us, but to your name give the glory
Psalm 113B (115) Through-composed SATB

Lent 4
B
O let my tongue cleave to my mouth if I remember you not!
Psalm 136 (137): 1-6. R.v.6 Response & chant With optional SATB on Response

Lent 3 & Sunday in Ordinary Time 23
A
O that today you would listen to his voice: 'Harden not your hearts'
Psalm 94: 1-2, 6-9. R.v.8 Response & chant  

Lent 3 & Sunday in Ordinary Time 23


A


O that today you would listen to his voice: 'Harden not your hearts'

Psalm 94: 1-2, 6-9. R.v.8

Response & chant

SATB version

Martyrs
- Our life like a bird, has escaped from the snare of the fowler Psalm 123: 2-5, 7-8; R.v.7 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 05


B


Praise the Lord who heals the broken hearted

Psalm 146 (147): 1-6. R.v.3

Response & chant
 

Sunday in Ordinary Time 02
C
Proclaim the wonders of the Lord among all the peoples
Psalm 95 (96): 1-3, 7-10. R.v.3 Through-composed  

Ordinations
-
Proclaim the wonders of the Lord among all the peoples
Psalm 95 [v.4 different] Through-composed  

21st December
I/II
Ring out your joy to the Lord, O you just; O sing him a song that is new
Psalm 32 (33): 2-3, 11-12, 20-21. R.vv.1-3 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 15
C Seek the Lord, you who are poor, and your hearts will revive Psalm 68 (69): 14, 17, 30-31,33-34, 36-37. R.cf.v.33 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 15
C Seek the Lord, you who are poor, and your hearts will revive Psalm 68 (69): 14, 17, 30-31,33-34, 36-37. R.cf.v.33 Response & chant  

Easter Vigil: 1st Psalm
A/B/C Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth Psalm 103 (104): 1-2, 5-6, 10, 12-14, 24, 35. R.cf.v.30 Through-composed  

Pentecost
A/B/C Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth Psalm 103 (104): 1, 24, 29-31, 34. R.cf.v.30 Through-composed  

Wednesday Advent 3
I/II
Send victory like a dew, you heavens, and let the clouds rain it down
Psalm 84 (85): 9-14. R.cf. Is.45:8 Response & chant  

Immaculate Conception
A/B/C
Sing a new song, sing a new song, sing to the Lord for he has worked wonders
Psalm 97 (98): 1-4. R.v.1 Through-composed  

Advent 3
C
Sing and shout, sing, shout for joy, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel
Is. 12: 2-6. R.v.6 Response & chant  

Saints Peter and Paul
A/B/C The angel of the Lord rescues those who revere him Psalm 33 (34): 2-9. R.v.8 Through-composed SATB

Ordination

-

The blessing cup that we bless Psalm 115 (116): 12-13, 17-18. R.1Cor.10:16 Response and chant  

Friday in Ordinary Time 15


I


The cup of salvation I will raise
Psalm 115 (116): 12-13, 15-18. R.v.13
Through-composed
 

Sunday in Ordinary Time 33
C The Lord comes to rule the peoples with fairness Psalm 97 (98): 5-9. R.cf.v.9 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 18
B The Lord gave them bread from heaven Psalm 77 (78): 3-4, 23-25, 54. R.v.24 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 25


A


The Lord is close to all who call him

Psalm 144 (145): 2-3, 8-9, 17-18. R.v.18

Through-composed

SATB motet

Lent 3
C The Lord is compassion and love, compassion and love Psalm 102 (103): 1-4, 6-8, 11, R.v.8 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 07
A The Lord is compassion and love, compassion and love Psalm 102 (103): 1-4, 8, 10, 12-13. R.v.8 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 07
C The Lord is compassion and love, compassion and love Psalm 102 (103): 1-4, 8, 10, 12-13. R.v.8 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 08
B The Lord is compassion and love, compassion and love Psalm 102 (103): 1-4, 8, 10, 12-13. R.v.8 Through-composed  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 24

A

The Lord is compassion and love, slow to anger and rich in mercy Psalm 102 (103): 1-4, 9-12, R.v.8 Through-composed  

Saturday in Lent 3


A
The Lord is compassion and love, compassion and love Psalm 102 (103): 1-4, 9-12, R.v.8 Response & chant  

Wednesday Lent 4
I/II The Lord is kind and full of compassion Psalm 144 (145): 8-9, 13-14, 17-18. R.v.8 Response & chant  

Lent 2
C The Lord is my light and my help Psalm 26 (27): 1, 7-9, 13-14. R.v.1 Response & chant  

Wednesday in Ordinary Time 31
II The Lord is my light and my help Psalm 26 (27): 1, 4, 13-14. R.v.1 Response & chant  

Christ the King
A The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want Psalm 22 (23): 1-3, 5-6. R.v.1 Response & chant  

Lent 4
A The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want Psalm 22 (23). R.v.1 Response & chant  

Lent 4


A


The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want

Psalm 22 (23). R.v.1

Response & chant

SATB version

Thursday in Ordinary Time 22
II
The Lord's is the earth and its fullness
Psalm 23 (24): 1-6. R.v.1 Response & chant Optional 3-part harmony

Saints Philip and James
-
Their word goes forth through all the earth
Psalm 18 (19): 2-5. R.v.5 Just response  

Ordinations

-


They are happy who dwell in your house, O Lord

Psalm 83

Through-composed
 

Lent 5
A
With the Lord there is mercy, with the Lord there is mercy and fullness, fullness of redemption
Psalm 129 (130). R.v.7 Response & chant  

Lent 5


A


With the Lord there is mercy, with the Lord there is mercy and fullness,
fullness of redemption

Psalm 129 (130). R.v.7

Response & chant

SATB version

Wednesday in Ordinary Time 10
I
You are holy, O Lord our God
Psalm 98 (99): 5-9. R.v.9 Response & chant 3-part a cappella

Welsh Martyrs
-
You are my inheritance, O Lord
Psalm 15 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 06
B
You are my refuge, O Lord; you fill me with the joy of salvation
Psalm 31 (32): 1-2, 5, 11. R.v.7 Response & chant Includes optional easy accompaniment version of R.

Sunday in Ordinary Time 17
B You open wide your hand, O Lord, and grant our desires Psalm 144 (145): 10-11, 15-18. R.v.16 Response & chant  

Sunday in Ordinary Time 18
A You open wide your hand, O Lord, and grant our desires Psalm 144 (145): 8-9, 15-18. R.v.16 Response & chant  

Easter Vigil: 6th Psalm
A/B/C You, Lord, have the message of eternal life Psalm 18 (19): 8-11. R.Jn.6:68 Response & chant  

Lent 3
B You, Lord, have the message of eternal life Psalm 18 (19): 8-11. R.Jn.6:68 Response & chant Different music for chant

Lent 1
B
Your ways, Lord, are faithfulness & love for those who keep your covenant
Psalm 24 (25): 4-9. R.cf.v.10 Response & chant