Sacred Music for the Year of Mercy
Official Year of Mercy Hymns
Kyrie / Lord Have Mercy (various)
The Lord is my Shepherd (Rutter, various)
Psalms with a focus on Mercy
Use of the sung Psalms is highly encouraged during the year of mercy.
Ps 6~Hear my cry Lord and bring deliverance.
Ps 23~The Lord is the shepherd and protects his king.
Ps 32~Blessed is the one whose sins are forgiven so confess your sins.
Ps 33~God’s steadfast love endures so we rejoice in trusting him.
Ps 38~Begging that the Lord does not forsake for the Psalmist is guilty before God.
Ps 51~Have mercy on me. O God
Ps 57~Still under attack but singing to God who bring rescue and refuge.
Ps 86~Show me your favour for you are a gracious God.
Ps 89~God rejects his king despite his steadfast love.
Ps 100~Sing to the LORD as his love endures forever.
Ps 102~One under affliction trusts in God’s supreme rule.
Ps 103~Bless the LORD for his steadfast love endures forever.
Ps 105~God’s rescuing power in the exodus.
Ps 106~Recount God’s rescue from Egypt.
Ps 107~God hears and works rescue for his people
Ps 130~God will redeem his people Israel.
Ps 136~Give thanks to the LORD as his enduring love is shown in his actions.
Ps 143~For you names’ sake preserve me.
Ps 145~Extol the LORD for his greatness.
Various musical settings are available online and in print. Use of the unaltered Lectionary or Revised Psalm texts is encouraged.
Additional Hymns for the Year of Mercy
Again We Keep This Solemn Fast
Ah, holy Jesus
All You on Earth
As Newborn Infants (Tietze)
Atténde Dómine /Hear Us, Almighty Lord
Christ is Alive
Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
Come, Thou Font of Every Blessing
Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain
Come, You Sinners, Poor and Needy
Comfort, Comfort, O My People
Confitémini Dómino / Come and Fill Our Hearts
Eternal Spirit of the Living Christ
Father, We Praise You
Father, We Thank You, Who Have Planted
Forgive Our Sins
For the Fruits of this Creation
God of Mercy and Compassion
God of Mercy, God of Grace PDF
God, Who at the Font Once Named Us
Grant to us, O Lord
How Firm a Foundation
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You
Keep in Mind
Laudáte Dóminum / Praise the Lord
Lord of All Nations, Grant Me Grace
Lord, Who throughout These Forty Days
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
O Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit / Beatitudes
O God beyond All Praising
O God of Every Nation
On Jordan’s Bank
Only-Begotten, Word of God Eternal
Our Father, We Have Wandered
Parce Dómine / Spare Us, Gracious Lord
Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
Praise to the Lord
Praise to You, O Christ, Our Savior
Restore in Us, O God
Return to God / Volvamos Hoy a Nuestro Dios
Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above
Surely It Is God Who Saves Me
The King of Love My Shepherd Is
The Kingdom of God
The Word of God
There Is a Balm in Gilead
There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy
What Does the Lord Require
What Love and Deep Devotion / Porque de Tal Manera
What Wondrous Love Is This
With a Shepherd’s Care
Yes, I Shall Arise
You Call to Us, Lord Jesu
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