The music script of this preface is available in the Sacramentary or Missal (c) ICEL.
Here it is sung by Fr Michael Hutson, having been recorded at St Leo the Great Church, Glasgow.
The Lord be with you: And also with you.
Lift up your hearts: We lift them up to the Lord.
Let us give thansk to the Lord our God: It is right to give him thanks and praise.
Father, all powerful and ever-living God,
we do well always and everywhere to give you thanks
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Each year you give us this joyful season
when we prepare to celebrate the paschal mystery
with mind and heart renewed.
You give us a spirit of loving reverence for you, our Father,
and of willing service to our neighbour.
As we recall the great events that gave us new life in Christ,
you bring the image of your Son to perfection within us.
Now with angels and archangels,
and the whole company of heaven,
we sing the unending hymn of your praise: