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Top Catholic Songs Is Great for Catholic Artists (Exposure, Connections, Promotion)

The Top Catholic Songs community has been very encouraging to me.  There's not really a place for Catholic-specific artists like my band anywhere but here.  Our single,

Praise to the New Eve
b/w Against My Church the Gates of Hell Will Not Prevail

is officially out today. Though those who follow this site may have already heard and/or downloaded it.  

And I must mention our new-to-TCS member Lee O'Day programs a Catholic radio station near Manhattan, Kansas.  We (my band) asked (maybe begged?) him for an add, and he is running Praise to the Eve on his Saturday show of contemporary Catholic music tomorrow.  I also heard at least one other TCS artist when I tuned in last week.  His show is called "Saturday Knight Sword Play" and you can tune in through their web site: The Sword of St. George - the show runs 9 pm to midnight USA Central Daylight Time (Chicago Time Zone) Saturdays.  Great stuff! 

Our current musical project is to take Communist propaganda songs and transform them into Catholic anthems.  The below link connects you to our music on your choice of several platforms, including the free MP3 downloads page back here on TCS:

Motivational Catholic Songs from Captain Hogcurl's Dacha Porch

A Prayer to the Most Holy Trinity

When the Bishop of Bridgetown was appointed Archbishop of Port of Spain there was a desire to give him a gift of prayer.  That desire inspired this prayer and song...Most Holy Trinity.  That was back in 2017...it has taken us this long to be able to record and release the prayer publicly.  We hope that it will be part of your prayer on Trinity Sunday. 

Prayer to the Most Holy Trinity
Father, into Your hands, I commend my spirit, I surrender my heart,
I relinquish my will
And Father, I abandon myself, I come, to be sculpted,
let Your will be done in me
Father, I entrust you with my doubts, I cast all my cares,
You are my refuge and strength

Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
Praise, glory and honour, our hope, our salvation, blessed Trinity

Jesus, Your body fills my hungry soul, Your blood quenches my inner thirst
You’ve lived to die for all my sins
Jesus, have mercy on my transgressions, accept my tears of repentance
Renew my strength to bear my cross
And Jesus, Lamb of God, You are my Shepherd, with You no evil do I fear
Blest be the power of Your name

Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit
Praise and glory and honour, our hope, our salvation, blessed Trinity

Holy Spirit, I invite your presence here, I welcome all your gifts
I pledge to use them all in service
Holy Spirit, bring me wisdom and enlight’nment, anoint my lips to speak Your word
Open my eyes to seek Your truth
And Holy Spirit, dwell in me, Kindle Your flame in my heart, fill me with love and compassion
Breathe new life in me

Amen

Prayer and music composed and recorded by Color Music Ministry 

Breathe on me- An upbeat prayer to the Holy Spirit

Color Music Ministry released  2 new songs for celebrating the recent feast of Pentecost..., the first is Prayer to the Holy Spirit...this is the second, in contrast to the first one which is meant for quiet and meditative worship, this one is meant for praise and worship, and some dancing with the Holy Spirit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWzoh_zWU3I

Breathe on me Holy Spirit is also available on our Contemplative Worship Podcast and via SoundCloud

 

Prayer to the Holy Spirit by St Augustine set to music

One of the members of Color music ministry has composed music for the Prayer to the Holy Spirit.  The recording is a peaceful and meditative version of this prayer in song. 

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Breathe in me O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy.
Act in me O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy.
Draw my heart O Holy Spirit, that I love but what is holy.
Strengthen me O Holy Spirit, to defend all that is holy.
Guard me, then, O Holy Spirit, that I always may be holy.
Amen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVAzsWeZRWg
The music is also available on our Contemplative Worship podcast which can be found on all podcast providers.

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Without the Catholic Church, We'd Have No Holy Bible

Official message from the Politburo Special Commission for Publicity in the Public Interest: Citizens are hereby ordered to download or stream the sound file WITHOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, WE’D HAVE NO HOLY BIBLE.  Lyrics are to be memorized and the “repeat” function enabled.  Personal reflections on the subject matter should be completed and turned into sub-zone leaders at the upcoming self-criticism sessions. 

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Album available for online steaming

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Hi everyone,

I released an contemporary Catholic album this year called Flicker in the Dusk. It is available on streaming services. Here is a link that will direct to a page where you can select which streaming service you prefer:

https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/briananthonylynch/flicker-in-the-dusk-3 

this is the spotify link:
https://open.spotify.com/album/70U02UAqFyJDhM9wxeX1O5

I uploaded the song Bloom with this post, it is a pro life song built around the idea that every life is a little gift to the world. 

I hope you enjoy the music. 

-Brian

Prayer to Jesus (St John Vianney's prayer set to music)

Some years ago someone asked if I could set St John Vianney's Prayer to Jesus to music.  I had never seen this prayer before but once I did it resonated immediately.  What an absolutely beautiful love song to Jesus!  Color Music Minstry recorded and recently released the song online via our Contemplative Worship Podcast, SoundCloud and YouTube and it will soon be available for streaming on all major platforms.

St John Vianney’s Prayer to Jesus
"I love You, O my God, My only desire
is to love You until the last breath of my life.
I love You, O my infinitely lovable God,
and I would rather die loving You,
than live without loving You.

I love You, Lord
and the only grace
I ask is to love You eternally.
My God, if my tongue can't say
in every moment that I love You,
I want my heart to repeat it
to You as often as I draw breath."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6Px26wuigs

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Your Love Will Keep Me Strong

Christ is risen!!!
This is my new song, I co-wrote it with my friends Ann Ammar and Marianne Eichhorn.
I played all the instruments and sung and produced everything. The video shows original footages of the Sea of Galilee and surroundings

The original title of the song was "Seasons of life" and then we opted for the other one...It's about the seasons of life and how through the different moments the Lord is with us and leads everything to its fullfillment.

If you wish to download the HD version for free or listen to the Spotify version you find the links at my blog:
https://www.nothingless.net/nothingless-my-music-and-song-original-conte...

I wish you Happy Easter with the words of the Byzantine Rite. This is something that belongs also to us, since we are brothers and there are also Catholic Oriental Churches that pray with this rite:

"It is the day of Resurrection; let us be radiant for the festival, and let us embrace one another. Let us say, O brethren, even to those that hate us: Let us forgive all things on the Resurrection; and thus let us cry: Christ is risen from the dead, by death He has trampled down death, and on those in the tombs He has bestowed life."

I will not be afraid ( Psalm 23)

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I wrote this song while staying at friends retreat house and chapel. Although done on a dodgy IPAD recording.
Have been composing music around the Psalms of late.

Top Catholic Songs on PA Newsletters

I am glad that I get to mention on PA Newsletters as a songwriter at Top Catholic Songs.

Table of the King

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Intro
G     Am      C        G

Chorus
G                         Am
Come to the table, come to the table
C                      G
the table of the King
G                      Am
All are welcome, come to the table
C                     G
the table of the King

1st verse
Em      D                     C
We all share with each other
Em          D           C
in thanksgiving to God
Em      D                     C
He provides us with the Bread of Life
           C                D
you’re welcome anytime

Chorus

2nd verse
Em            D                     C
come and rest here at this table
Em             D                   C
renew your body mind and soul
Em          D              C
His Holy Spirit is among us
      C                                     D
His Spirit of Life will make you whole

Bridge
C                                   G/B
You’ll find happiness and joy right here
                         Am                             C
cause where His Spirit is, you won’t find fear no

 

All Colors With One Wish

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Song lyric, All Colors With One Wish, written by Dan Vi Nguyen.
I got inspired to write this song lyric since I had a chance to visit Washington DC, USA in 1998 when I met with politians and others at the Capital of United States of America.  I realized the vision and mission of the presidents of the country.  Until 2011 that I wrote the song lyric, All Colors With One Wish, and I wasn't expected that the song turned out so great.  

Multiply Our Love

My new song "Multiply Our Love", inspired by the miracle of the multiplication of loaves and fish.


Sung together with a group of volunteer friends of the Benedictine Monastery in Tabgha, the place of the miracle, where I lived for 3 months and where I also shot the video. Apart from one girl, we were all improvised singers and I must say that my friends did very well, but above all it was a very beautiful experience of friendship and sharing in the Lord. 

If you want to read the story of the song or download it in HD go to my blog
https://www.nothingless.net/multiply-our-love/

to listen to the song on Spotify and other streaming platforms
https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/nothingless/multiply-our-love-feat-mar...

God's Gift To All The World

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Hi Richard,

I just want to share with you my joy in regard to the song, God's Gift To All The World, that we worked together on a few years ago. I posted the song on Drooble.com.  I recently received a recognition for 200 times plays on the radio. 
 

Song Lyric: For the World

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