Music for Sunday MassWho's Who
This Week's Planning Resources
Word to Worship
Sunday Website at Saint Louis University
Learn what music parishes are using to enhance their worship.
National Association of Pastoral Musicians Planning Calendar
NPM serves thousands of Catholic parishes, schools, and institutions in the United States, enabling the Church to “sing the praise of God through divinely inspired musical worship.
NPM provides FREE ACCESS to the first thirty-six volumes from October-November 1976 through September 2012. Each issue of the magazine is posted in PDF format for the use of pastoral musicians and others doing research on liturgical and musical issues.
CanticaNOVA PublicationsFree liturgical planning pages for the Ordinary Form and Extraordinary Form consist of a Liturgical Information page and a Music Suggestion page (with options for liturgical music, hymns, choral and organ music).
OCPmusic (4:06) - Popular Christian music composer Ben Walther performs the title track of his 2013 album, “Make Your Home in Me,” which debuted at #12 across the iTunes Christian and Gospel charts. Click on image to watch video.
29A Ordinary Time – Music
29A Ordinary Time – Music
October 18, 2020
This Week's Spirit & Liturgy Podcast
"He said to them, ‘Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.’”
This is first of three Sundays until the national election in the United States. Today’s gospel reminds us that we are pilgrims on earth and our true citizenship is in heaven.
Selected Songs for Sunday's Mass
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VIDEO: The Choirs of the Catholic Community at Stanford sing "Healing Waters" by Trevor Thomson for the livestream Mass on September 13, 2020.
VIDEO: Instructional video: Forever I Will Sing: Responsorial Psalm Chants & Gospel Acclamations Year A 2020, by Timothy R. Smith available at http://www.timothyrsmith.com
Spirit & Psalm 2020: p. 316
Presentation and Preparation
VIDEO: David Casey
Choose Christ Missal 2020 #129; Spirit & Song #174; Never Too Young #188
VIDEO: Choir Practice, Violin Flute & Cello Music performed by Mig Imay and Nati.
Choose Christ Missal 2020 #149; Spirit & Song #320; Breaking Bread #405
VIDEO: Keith and Kristyn Getty perform on The Harvest Show
Featured Mass Settings
14 Hymns/Mass Parts for Online Masses - St. Francis de Sales Choir, Ajax ON
The video has been created for Catholics, Parishes and Masses where music or music ministers are not available to supply music for the liturgy (i.e. due to COVID-19 issues). 14 Hymns w/ time stamps for all the parts of the Catholic Mass have been combined into one video. (Christian Catholic Choral Music at St. Francis de Sales Church, Ajax ON)