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Author: Richard Schletty

Sung at the Church of St. Mary, St. Paul, MN 55101. www.stmarystpaul.org. Cantor and guitarist: Richard Schletty.

Psalm 116: 1–2, 3–4, 5–6, 8–9

Refrain:  I will walk before the Lord, in the land of the living.

I love the LORD, for he has heard
my voice, my appeal;
for he has turned his ear to me
whenever I call.

Refrain

They surrounded me, the...

Author: Richard Schletty

Audio: Church of Saint Matthew on 6/17/2018. Piano: Jill. Lead cantor and guitar: Richard. Chorus: Jack and Andy.



Video: Church of St. Mary on 9/8/2018. Richard Schletty, solo voice and guitar.

Refrain: Jesus, heal us; Jesus. Jesus, hear us now.

1. All who fear the Lord: Wait for God's mercy.
    All who love the Lord: Come, he will fill you.

2. All who fear the Lord: Follow in the way. 
    All who love the Lord: Hope in God's goodness.

3...

Author: Richard Schletty

Psalm 146: Praise the Lord, My Soul. 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B. November 7, 2015 at St. Mary's Church, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101. Music by Michel Guimont. Text from the Grail (Conception Abbey/GIA).

REFRAIN:
Praise the Lord, my soul! Praise the Lord!

Verse 1
It is the Lord who preserves fidelity forever,
Who does justice to those who are oppressed,
It is He Who gives bread to the hungry.
The Lord who sets prisoners free.

Verse 2
The Lord Who opens the eye of the blind;
The Lord Who raises up those who are...

Author: Richard Schletty

Anthony Moran has composed 7 wedding songs that work beautifully in the context of a full Catholic wedding Mass or simple ceremony. They have lyrical melodies and uncomplicated chord progressions. 

The audio demos are sung by Anthony's daughter, Tara Moran. Piano arrangements are by André van Haren, www.andrevanharen.com

Fully...

Author: jbeyrooti

The following is a jazz-influenced Catholic/Gospel song.
It is available on all streaming services.  Hope you like it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm0qRyLRuG8 

Author: Richard Schletty



Sung at the Church of St. Matthew 7-8-2017. st-matts.org

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say. 
Text: Horatius Bonar, 1808-1889, alt.
Tune: KINGSFOLD, CMD, a traditional English melody, adapt. by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958. 

1. I heard the voice of Jesus say,
“Come unto me and rest;
Lay down, O weary one, lay down
Your head upon my breast.”
I came to Jesus as I was,
So weary, worn...

Author: Richard Schletty

Sung at the Church of Saint Matthew on 6/17/2018. st-matts.org

Sing of the Lord’s Goodness
Ernest Sands

1. Sing of the Lord’s goodness,
...

Author: Richard Schletty

Sung at the Church of Saint Matthew on 6/17/2018. st-matts.org

1. The kingdom of God is justice and joy;
    For Jesus restores what sin would destroy.
    God's power and glory in Jesus we know;
    And here and hereafter the kingdom shall grow.

2. The kingdom of God is mercy and grace;
    The captives are freed, the sinners find place,
    The outcast are welcomed God's banquet to share;
    And hope is awakened in place of despair.

3. The kingdom of God is...

Author: Richard Schletty

Sung at the Church of Saint Matthew on 6/17/2018 during Anointing of the Sick. st-matts.org

Refrain:
There is a balm in Gilead
To make the wounded whole,
There is a balm in Gilead
To heal the sin-sick soul.


1. Sometimes I feel discouraged
    And think my work's in vain,
    But then the Holy Spirit
    Revives my soul again.

2. If you cannot preach like Peter,
    If you cannot pray like Paul,
    You can tell the love of Jesus,
    And say, 'He died for all!'

3. Don't ever feel discouraged,
    For...

Author: Richard Schletty

Healer of Our Every Ill.

Track 1: Richard Schletty: voice and nylon guitar. Recorded and mixed with Apple Logic Pro X. 3/28/2017. schlettysound.com
Track 2: Led by Richard Schletty at Church of St. Matthew 6/17/2018. st-matts.org

Composer: Marty Haugen. © 1987, GIA Publications, Inc.

Refrain:
Healer of our every ill,
Light of each tomorrow,
...

Author: Richard Schletty

Within the Reign of God. Text and tune by Marty Haugen. (c) 1999, GIA Publications, Inc.

1. Come now, the feast is spread; in Jesus' name we break the bread.
Here shall we all be fed within the reign of God.
Come, take this holy food; receive the body and the blood.
Grace is a mighty flood within the reign of God.

REFRAIN
Blessed are they who will feast in the reign of God.
Blessed are they who will share the bread of life.
Blessed are they who are least in the reign of God;
they shall rejoice at the feast of life.

2. Stand up and do not fear, for Christ is truly present here,
Heaven is truly...

Author: Richard Schletty

Sung at the Church of St. Matthew on June 10, 2018. Jill: piano. Chris: guitar. Rich: lead voice and guitar. Jack, Andy and Charlie: choir. www.st-matts.org

REFRAIN
We hold the death of the Lord deep in our hearts.
Living; now we remain with Jesus the Christ.

1. Once we were people afraid, lost in the night. 
Then by your cross we were saved; 
Dead became living,
Life from your giving.

REFRAIN
We hold the death of the Lord...

2. Something which we have known, something we've touched,
What we have seen with our eyes: 
This we have heard;
Life giving word.

REFRAIN
We hold the death of the...

Author: Richard Schletty

The first recording was made at the Church of St. Matthew on June 10, 2018. Jill: piano. Chris: guitar. Rich: lead voice and guitar. Jack, Andy and Charlie: choir. www.st-matts.org

The second recording was made at the Church of St. Mary in November of 2015. Cantor: Richard. Piano: Mary Joy. www.stmarystpaul.org

1. All that I counted as gain now I consider as loss,
empty and worthless to me in the light of the love of the Lord.

2. Riches and honors will fade, earthly delight disappear,
fade like the grass of...

Author: Richard Schletty

Sung at the Church of St. Matthew on June 10, 2018. Jill: piano. Chris: guitar. Rich: lead voice and guitar. Jack, Andy and Charlie: choir. www.st-matts.org

1. All who hunger, gather gladly; holy manna is our bread. 
Come from wilderness and wand'ring. Here, in truth, we will be fed. 
You that yearn for days of fullness, all around us is our food.

Taste and see the grace eternal. Taste and see that God is good.
Taste and see the grace eternal. Taste and see that God is good.

2. All who hunger, never strangers, seeker, be a welcome guest. 
Come from restlessness and roaming. Here, in joy, we keep the feast. ...

Author: Richard Schletty

Download lead sheet: Salmo-129-Perdónanos-Señor-y-viviremos-y-Aleluya
More Spanish Psalms • Mas Salmos Responsoriales

Salmo 129: Perdónanos, Señor, y viviremos
Domingo 10 Ordinario Ciclo B

Acordes: A, F#m, D, E7
/ = cantar nota más alta

   A          F#m    D   E7 A
Perdónanos, Señor, y viviremos. (2)

A                        /     D       A
Desde el abismo de mis pecados clamo a ti, 
         E7...

Author: Richard Schletty


 

https://youtu.be/_nFJ_ckmpTI

Presented by Richard Schletty (baritone voice, guitar) at the Church of St. Mary in downtown St. Paul. Join us for worship, service and fellowship. https://stmarystpaul.org

Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!
Text: Reginald Heber. Tune: NICAEA by John Dykes. 

1  Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!
Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee:
Holy, Holy, Holy! merciful and mighty,
God in three Persons,...

Author: Richard Schletty



https://youtu.be/BOuqBhYvgk8

Presented at the Church of St. Matthew on May 27, 2018. Piano: Sister Anne Becker. Guitar: Chris Stevens. Voice and guitar: Richard Schletty. Worship with us. 510 Hall Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota 55107. https://st-matts.org

Tune: PROSPECT by Graham. Text: Brian A. Wren. Copyright 1989, Hope Publishing. 
...

Author: Richard Schletty



https://youtu.be/FebGe3l2ibg

Responsorial psalm led by Richard Schletty at 4:30 Mass, 5/26/2018 at the Church of Saint Mary, 261 E. 8th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101. www.stmarystpaul.org


Refrain:  Blessed the people the Lord has chosen to be his own.

The word of the LORD is faithful,
     and all his works to be trusted.
The LORD loves justice and right,
     and his merciful love fills the earth....

Author: Richard Schletty

Download lead sheet: La Santísima Trinidad 2018 Ciclo B

Salmo Responsorial La Santísima Trinidad 2018

Key D
Dichoso el pueblo escogido por Dios (2x)

Sincera la palabra del Señor
y todas sus acciones son leales.
El ama la justicia y el derecho,
la tierra llena esta de sus bondades.

Dichoso el pueblo escogido por Dios.

La palabra del Señor hizo los cielos
y su aliento los astros;
pues el Señor hablo y fue hecho todo;
lo mando con su voz y surgió el orbe.

Dichoso el pueblo escogido por Dios....