Psalm for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

Psalm 145: 10-11, 15-16, 17-18

The responsorial psalm for this week is a hymn of praise of the greatness of God. Interestingly, the full psalm is in acrostic form, meaning that every verse begins with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

The five psalms that precede this one (Psalms 140-144) are all petitionary prayers; this psalm and the five that follow it (the last six psalms in the Book of Psalms) are all hymns of praise. Continue reading “Psalm for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)”