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Nick Alexander here... A couple of days ago, a reader of this blog asked if we could...

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Nick Alexander here... This is a lovely hymn in honor of today's solemnity: Who is She Ascends So High 75.75 Who is she ascends so high Next the heavenly King Round about whom angels fly And her praises sing? Who is she adorned with light Makes the sun her robe At whose feet the queen of night Lays her changing globe? This is she in whose pure wombe Heaven's Prince remained; Therefore in no earthly tomb Can she be contained Heaven she was, which held that fire Whence the world took light And to heaven doth now aspire Flames with flames t'unite. She that did so clearly shine When our day begun, See how bright her beams decline: Now she sits with the Son. -Sir John Beaumont, 1583-1627 Also, be sure to check...

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Nick Alexander here... We have here a new, wonderful list. These are all great songs that highlight the Sacrament of Matrimony. These work...

Author: Nick Alexander

Author: Nick Alexander

Nick Alexander here... Were you there? Did you catch any of it? Have you read the texts of Pope Benedict XVI's messages? Here's some incredible footage I've discovered on YouTube. Enjoy. Stations of the Cross
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Author: Nick Alexander

Nick Alexander here... A great place to see a ton of Catholic music is at Catholic Audio Blogspot.com.. There are many, many links to Catholic videos from MyCatholicVoice. Check it out!

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Nick Alexander here... Do you have a favorite passage in Romans? This was the question we raised within the TopCatholicSongs Artist community. We wanted to celebrate the Year of St. Paul by highlighting verses that spoke to us as artists, and as Catholic Christians. Mel Kennedy shared that her favorite verse in Romans is
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Nick Alexander here... Being the Year of St. Paul, we thought it would be great to include songlists that are based on specific passages from the Pauline Epistles. This month, we examine the book of Romans.
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For Release July 8, 2008 Green Bay, WI The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity are offering a free download for young Catholics traveling to World Youth Day at their website http://www.fscc-calledtobe.org/living/ “Come Holy Ghost/Enkindle”, performed by Kataluma, re-imagines the traditional hymn, correlating with the Pentecost theme of World Youth Day 2008. It’s both a benediction for youth traveling to Sydney, as well as a way for those who can’t attend to take a ‘multicultural musical journey’. “Come Holy Ghost/Enkindle” begins with a ’summons’ to Sydney, played on an Aborigine Didgeridoo. Just as Catholic youth from around the world will bring their...

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Every year Franciscan University of Steubenville plays host to a series of youth/young adult conference weekends that provide great talks, inspiring worship, opportunities for adoration and confession, and great, great fun. This year, is no exception. The theme of the conferences this year is "Witness", and the accompanying verse is Acts 1:8.

From the Franciscan Youth Website:

The promise of God is that when the Holy Spirit comes upon us, we will receive power. What is that power? How do we access that power? How do we use that...

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Courtesy of Chris D'Alfanso, and filmed on the island of Malta.

Author: Nick Alexander

Author: Nick Alexander

Nick Alexander here... Once again, the Top Catholic Songs Community had banded together to nominate,...