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You can go to YouTube.com to find psalms and hymns to listen to. You will find there many songs managed by ONE LICENSE (including songs from hymnals by GIA, OCP and WLP).

You can see low-resolution sheet music previews of many popular Catholic songs at Hymnary.org

Holy God, We Praise Thy Name

Sung at the funeral of Arthur Minus 9/29/2016. Church of St. Matthew, St. Paul, MN. Jack Heitzinger at the piano. Sr. Anne Becker on organ. 

Holy God, we praise Thy Name; 
Lord of all, we bow before Thee! 
All on earth Thy scepter claim, 
All in heaven above...  Read Full Story >>>

Lord for the Poor (a Hymn) 14th September 2016 - Staff and Sol-fa

Lord for the Poor (a Hymn) 14th September 2016 - Staff and Sol-fa


0:30 minutes (475.96 KB).

Our humble hands have worked the land - A Hymn

Our humble hands have worked the land - A Hymn


0:42 minutes (994.74 KB).

Come to the Water (John Foley)

Come to the Water. Tune: John B. Foley, SJ. Text: Isaiah 55:1, 2, Matthew 11:28-30. (c) 1978, John B. Foley, SJ, and New Dawn Music.

Oh let all who thirst 
Let them come to the water 
And let all who have nothing 
Let them come to the Lord 
Without money without...  Read Full Story >>>

Contemporary Motets for SAB

From Jeff and Cynthia Ostrowski at Corpus Christi Watershed:

Kevin Allen has released a fantastic choral collection choirs everywhere will welcome. Click here to download a sample page. This collection is for SAB: Soprano, Alto, Bass. It is 42 pages long. It was published in 2016. The composer is Kevin Allen, highly regarded as a composer of opera, chamber, and orchestral music. He has developed a unique...  Read Full Story >>>

O God, Our Help In Ages Past (Watts, Croft)

O God, Our Help in Ages Past by Isaac Watts, 1674-1748. Presented at Church of St. Mary, downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Rich and Larry leading.

1. O God, our Help in ages past,
Our Hope for years to come,
Our Shelter from the stormy blast,
And our eternal Home!

2. Under the shadow of Your throne
Your saints have dwelt secure;
Sufficient is Your... 

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Irmãos de coração band (Brothers of Heart)

The Ministry of Brothers of Heart in Peace and Sound. Anderson wrote: "I'm a Catholic musician since 1999. Nowadays I'm playing electric guitar in a band named 'Irmãos de corração'."

Music theory lessons by André van Haren

Music theory tutorials by André van Haren, starting with the basics. 

Note that the YouTube video here is a playlist. Click on "hamburger" icon in upper left corner of YouTube video to select lessons, or let them auto-play. I will be adding lessons to this playlist in the days and weeks to come. Follow along!

Visit Andre's music site at www.andrevanharen.com

How Blessed ls This Place

Sung by Richard at St. Mary's in St. Paul, Minnesota. Text: Ernest E. Ryden, 1886-1981, alt., © sts. l-3, Lutheran Church in America, © st.4, 1958, Service Book and Hymnal. Tune: O WALY WALY, LM; English; harm. by Martin West, b.1929, © 1983, Hope Publishing Co.

"Polyphony for Dummies" at Corpus Christi Watershed

From Jeff Ostrowski at the Corpus Christi Watershed website:

Learn how to sing in an SATB multi-part choir!

Get started by downloading the PDF below:

PDF Download • GUERRERO KYRIE “Part C”

Then sing along with the YouTube videos at www.ccwatershed.org/blog/2016/aug/18/polyphony-dummies/

Let us know how well you did and what you learned!

O Christ, the Great Foundation (Lew, AURELIA)

O Christ, the Great Foundation. Lyrics: T. T. Lew. Tune: AURELIA. Sung at St. Mary's Church on 8/13/2016. More at www.hymnary.org/text/o_christ_the_great_foundation

O Christ, the great foundation
On which your people stand
To preach Your true salvation
In every age and land:
Pour out Your Holy Spirit...  Read Full Story >>>

Mass of Christ, Light of the Nations by Tony Alonso

A new Mass that is inspiring, versatile and engaging:

Mass of Christ, Light of the Nations by Tony Alonso

With a through-composed and verse/refrain Gloria, SAB choir plus descant, and instrumentation for two C instruments, trumpet, cello, piano or organ, Mass of Christ, Light of the Nations offers a wide variety of texture possibilities and is an effective setting for any ensemble. Accessible for the choir and congregation alike, it will quickly become a favorite that you return to continually throughout the liturgical year.

Preview Choral / Accompaniment Edition

Listen to Excerpts

The Signs of the Times: a peace song

The Signs of the Times is a peace song which relates to the events of the world today. Soloist: Janice Hoang Dispo.

THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES (I MUST FACE).
Words and Music by: Edgar Villavert Combong © 2013

When I see the signs of the times
I asked myself about tomorrow
Shall I see white clouds and skies of blue
Amid the winds of... 

Peter the Rock

"Peter the Rock" which was presented to St. John Paul the Second by Ambassador Raymond Flynn, and was blessed by the Pope.


4:33 minutes (6.26 MB).

Do What He Tells You to Do

This is our song about the Second Luminous Mystery, The Wedding at Cana, and how that is relevant to our heart and mind right now.


4:20 minutes (5.29 MB).

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