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Author: Richard Schletty

Here's a sampling of my virtual song collaborations with artists who live far from my home in Minnesota, USA. I sang all the vocals and did some of the instrumentation. I wrote all the lyrics. Projects sequenced in Apple Logic. Enjoy. – Richard Schletty (TCS site owner and editor)


Author: Richard Schletty

Fetal Records began in 1980 to publish Baltimore music associated with the DC punk hardcore scene. Bands like Law & Order and Bollocks played with with the likes of Black Flag, Dead Kennedies, Government issue, Minor Threat and Teen Idles. Vinyl included the DC area compilation Fetal Records 5. Subsequent evolved bands include Braver Noise and Paddywack in the 1990s. Subsidiarity/Tony Fazio is a Fetal Records project of various music styles including a blues/rock/punk fusion with the influence of blues guitarist and Berklee School of Music graduate Tony Fazio, members from former bands listed...

Author: Richard Schletty

More news from the Subsidiarity Project

Azar wrote: "We have two new releases. We are trying to revive the career of Charlie Sayles of Blues fame. He is 67. Charlie has a polished and experienced voice." See this YouTube: 

– it's a segment from a 2011 documentary called Times Like Deese. More at ...

Author: Richard Schletty


Watch this week's special "All Things Are Possible" Christmas program tonight! John Michael will be teaching how to put "Christ" and the "Mass" back into "Christmas" so you can have a personal encounter with Jesus Christ!

"All Things Are Possible"  December 24, 2014

9pm ET, 8pm CT, 7pm MT and 6pm PT on THE CHURCH CHANNEL


Author: Richard Schletty

Songs From The HeartNancy Krebs' song "Humility" is doing well on the...

Author: Richard Schletty

Best Catholic Religious Songs playlist

by Valentin Jubane

Prayer of St. Francis (Make Me A Channel of Your Peace) sung by Angelina, EWTN – Angelinasings
Here I Am Lord – Steve Silvia
How Great Thou Art by Alan Jackson – Julz Ares
Christ, Be Our Light - Bernadette Farell – RMBalugs
Christ Be Our Light by Bernadette Farrell at – New Kremlin
Here I am, Lord (Catholic Church Song) – thedulcimer
John Michael Talbot - I Am The Bread of Life - Quiet Reflections Part 7 – John Michael Talbot
Apostle's Creed (I Am the Bread of Life) – David C. Baker
Prayer Of...

Author: Richard Schletty

Published on Jun 29, 2014

Top 100 Praise & Worship Songs of 2014

How Great Is Our God (Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Ed Cash)
Mighty To Save (Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan)
Our God (Matt Redman, Chris TOmlin, Jonas Myrin, Jesse Reeves)
Blessed Be Your Name (Beth Redman, Matt Redman)
Here I Am To Worship (Tim Hughes)
Revelation Song (Jennie Lee Riddle)
Everlasting God (Brenton Brown, Ken Riley)
Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) (Chris Tomlin, Louie Giglio, John Newton)
Jesus Messiah (Chris Tomlin, Daniel Carson, Jesse Reeves, Ed Cash)
In Christ Alone (Stuart Townend, Keith...

Author: Richard Schletty

For source, please visit the Catholic Playlist Worship web site

October 14, 2014 Catholic Playlist Worship - Episode #5

Playing the best and some of the newest sacred and traditional Catholic music available for your listening enjoyment is all a part of sharing the joy of the Gospel through the power of music. The...

Author: Richard Schletty

Sung by Church of Saint Mary 11:30 Mass ensemble. Richard Schletty, lead cantor and guitarist. Mary Joy Rieder, pianist and director.

A Touching Place

Author: John L. Bell

Christ's is the world in which we move.
Christ's are the folk we're summoned to love,
Christ's is the voice which calls us to care,
and Christ is the One who meets us here.

Refrain: To the lost Christ shows His face;
to the...

Author: Richard Schletty

Sung by Church of Saint Mary 11:30 Mass ensemble. Richard Schletty, lead cantor and guitarist. Mary Joy Rieder, pianist and director.

Lord, Whose Love In Humble Service

Text: Albert F. Bayly (1961)

Lord, whose love in humble service 
Bore the weight of human need, 
Who did on the cross forsaken, 
Show us mercy’s perfect deed; 
We, your servants bring the worship 
Not of voice alone, but...

Author: Richard Schletty

"Rejoice and be Glad..."

This month the song "Blest Are They" turns 30!  

Celebrate this noteworthy anniversary with David Haas. Check out GIA's tribute page, see videos, and read David’'s moving explanation of the creative process for composing this classic. You can also leave a word of congratulations or share how "“Blest Are They”" has influenced your worship or touched your life.


Author: Richard Schletty

You have TWO opportunities to watch JMT on TV this week!

1. TONIGHT - WEDNESDAY, November 19, 2014:

Do not miss "All Things Are Possible" as John Michael presents a new program on "Tithing" - learning how to support ministries in the church! Remember, when you give you get more back in return if you do it out of love!

"All Things Are Possible"  November 19, 2014


Author: Richard Schletty

Susan Bailey sings "Under My Immaculate Mantle"

Susan Bailey sings "Under My Immaculate Mantle." This song is from her book and CD, "Mary, Queen of Peace Meditation Guide & Sung Rosary." Visit for more information.

Author: Richard Schletty

Watch "All Things Are Possible" tonight as John Michael Talbot continues his teaching from Pope Francis' apostolic document "The Joy of the Gospel".

Tonight's program is on something we all need, "The Joy of Prayer in the Spirit"! 

"All Things Are Possible"
October 22, 2014
9pm ET, 8pm CT, 7pm MT and 6pm PT

Broadcasts repeat late night Saturdays and early Tuesday mornings!

For complete information please visit: ...

Author: Richard Schletty

"It is a great resource for Spanish-speaking communities and can also be used successfully as a bilingual resource."

Bendigo al Señor
Cánones, Ostinatos, Aclamaciones y Cantos de Taizé

In response to many requests for Taizé resources in Spanish, GIA has developed Bendigo al Señor, a new collection of over 45 of the most popular Taizé titles translated into Spanish. It is a great resource for Spanish-speaking communities and can also be used successfully as a bilingual resource...

Author: Richard Schletty

Music for Advent from GIA

Advent 2014

Carol Book and CD – Editor : John Barnard

This new comprehensive resource for Christmas, Advent, and Epiphany not only offers one of the largest collections of carols ever published, but a range of support material that sets totally new standards in Christmas publishing.

Missa Emmanuel by Richard Proulx

Revised Order of Mass 2010 Based on the ancient chant veni...

Author: Richard Schletty

Here are the results of last month's survey. These are the top 10 ways our site members and visitors enjoy Catholic music. 

46% – I listen to free downloads of Catholic music that I find on the Internet (e.g.,,,,
33% – I listen to music and sing songs as part of the congregation at Mass, sacraments, church prayer services or devotions.
33% – I listen to Catholic music I converted to MP3 from physical CDs, vinyl records or tapes. (Example: imported a CD to iTunes).
33% – I listen to Catholic music on physical CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, vinyl records or cassette tapes.

Author: Richard Schletty

Managing Music MinistryManaging Music Ministry: Beyond the Notes and Chords confronts the everyday issues faced by those managing a church music program. Divided into two sections, this book covers not only the management of a music program but also the musical and non-musical issues a music director encounters.

Together, Stephen Petrunak and Fr. Randall Phillips share their knowledge and expertise gained collectively from more than 15 years of...

Author: Richard Schletty

Consecration by Chatfield

I received this email from St. James Music Press. – Richard Schletty, TCS editor

Sept. 30, 2014 - A FREE Anthem from St. James Music Press


Here at St. James Music Press, we always are happy to offer a free anthem on our site. It's our way of saying thanks! We think that if you do our kind of music on a regular basis, you DESERVE...