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Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I heard it sung by him also back when i was still in my elementary years. Been looking for the lyrics in the internet.. and found this link.. it's a really beautiful song i believe he's the one who composed it also.
Author: Valerie (not verified)
These are wonderful suggestions, everyone! Thank you. Yes, I will sing it at our church when we also sing Word Three from "The Seven Last Words of Christ". Very powerful, but I wanted my piece to be much simpler. I need the sheet music, if at all possible. Sorry I didn't give more details. Perhaps something could be spliced with the original hymn (English translation)? I don't know. I love the idea of showing both aspects of Stabat Mater. Thank you for the ideas. I really appreciate the time...
Hello, Dan! Great to hear from you. That is truly amazing about your church in the United Arab Emirates being one of the largest Catholic parishes in the world. You are one of the first contributors to the new TCS forum which I set up last week. Your comments and suggestions are very much appreciated. In fact, I had thought about song uploads. I will look for a Drupal CMS module which not only uploads MP3 files but allows the artist to create a profile page for managing their music and...
Author: SpiritN3D
This comment has been promoted to a Forum Topic here. Hello Richard, this is Dan of SpiritN3D, living and working in Dubai, UAE. Although the UAE is in the Middle East and is 98% Muslim, would you believe one of the largest Catholic parishes in the world is located here?? That's right...Saint Mary's. There are approximately 250,000 parishoners attending mass each weekend. 30 masses every weekend starting on Friday morning through Sunday evening!!. Just wanted to say that I like your site. As a...
Daystar Shine Down On Me might be the song you are looking for. However, I can't figure out where "Mary, Mary" came from. Daystar Shine Down On Me Lily of the Valley, let your sweet aroma fill my life Rose of Sharon show me how to grow in beauty in God's sight Fairest of ten thousand make me a reflection of your light Daystar shine down on me let your love shine through me in the night Lead me Lord, I'll follow. Anywhere you open up the door Let your word speak to me, show me what I've...
I've approached songs different ways, sometimes starting with a poem scratched on paper, sometimes starting with an instrumental track someone gave me. I have co-written, too, helping someone improve their lyrics or add verses. Sometimes the words rhyme. The stanzas normally rhyme, but you can do free verse, too. Important thing is the meter and flow. Do the words flow easily from your lips to the ear of the listener? Are you stressing the syllables correctly? That's especially important in...
Traditional Lenten hymns – which ones are your favorites? On 2/19/2014 Nick Alexander wrote to members of three Catholic songwriter groups: I am getting input from those who love traditional music as to what their favorite Lenten hymns may be. I have scoured through all the hymnals I have access to and listed all those which fit the Lenten theme. It is a considerable list – 129 in all. These hymns are so rich in poetry and theology, some written by Saints, some written by the...
Author: Ricardo Lardo
Maybe more photos and videos. The site is text heavy.
Stabat Mater from Via Crucis by Katholicus comment has been promoted to a story here: here Dear Mr. Schletty, Blessings in Our Lord. I am Adam Miller of the Catholic rock music project, Katholicus. I saw Valerie's note about needing a Stabat Mater. I offer you my version used in the Sixth Station from the compilation CD, Via Crucis, released by But I own the copyright. You can adapt the words from the other stations to this melody. You can also change the key to...
Lyrics for "Take Up Our Cross" by Sarah Hart, Curtis Stephan, Curtis Stephan, Sarah Hart, Marc Byrd 1. Behold the wood that bears our name; behold the nails that hold our sin. The tree from which salvation blooms; the death by which we're born again. Refrain We take up our cross and follow him; we lay down our lives that we might live. We carry the hope of Christ within; we take up our cross and follow him. 2. We embrace the sacrifice, and walk...
Good point, Nick. There are sheet music services that offer music scores in several different key transpositions. I think Valerie wants a more contemporary setting that is in English. It needs to reflect the sorrow of Mother Mary at the foot of the cross. I believe she wants to be able to sing it at a church service. I found a beautiful song called "The Most of All" written by Sophie Riccio Kozak, sung by Katy Feeney. It can be used for Christmas or Stations of the Cross.
Author: Nick (not verified)
Hi Valerie, I'm confused. Do you need a recording, or do you need music notation? And could the Stabat Mater have it's key lowered to accommodate you?
Hi, Valerie. I have asked our topcatholicsongs group if they have any suggestions. I hope we can come up with some suggestions!
Author: songsify (not verified)
I just came across your blog and reading your beautiful words. I thought I would leave my first comment but I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.
Author: Valerie (not verified)
Hi there. I am looking for a non-classical, non-Latin version of Stabat Mater or another song that reflects Mary's sorrow at the Cross. Basically, I don't want to do any of the traditional ones because they're a bit out of my range. Does anyone know of such a song? I have found a couple, but nothing I am particularly attached to. I need it in the next few weeks, if possible. Thank you.
Author: R. Schletty (not verified)
I liked Tony at Facebook, plus sent a bunch of Like invites to my likeable friends. That's the way it's done – friend to friend to friend.
To Amy: I sure wish you could find that song "Oh, Mama, I want to live!" It sounds like a good one. Please tell us of you track it down.
Re: "Gently, she carries her babe in her arms..." I wish I could find that song, too. It sounds very nice. Let us know if you track it down.
Author: Richard (not verified)
Dear sir: As stated in our FAQ, this site is not a forum for Catholic apologetics. It is a site for Catholic music discovery. There are many sites where you can discover the Biblical, historical and logical reasons why Catholics believe as they do. Perhaps there are words in this article that will help you: "A Big Heart Open to God," September 30, 2013, by Antonio Spadaro, S.J. – The exclusive interview with Pope Francis. Here is an excerpt from the above article: Pope Francis said: "A...
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Oh mary my mother, of thee do I sing In all my afflictions I hasten to thee Thy heart is so gentle, so loving, so mild Thou cans't not reject thy suppliant child. My grandma sang it too
Author: Glad (not verified)
Hey im looking for the gospel song were it goes like this... "Hail mary , queen of flowers to you we offer our love song.........." I remember singing it when i was a kid at my school.. It was sung by a lady and a man (duet) i believe the man singing it was MAnny lapingcao..
Author: Katie (not verified)
PLEASE HELP! There is a song I am looking for and it goes "Gently, she carries, her babe in her arms Holding, pure light and love .... She was told, she would be ......" That's all I can remember but its about how Mary held Jesus after he was taken off the cross." It's really incredible and it would mean the world if I could find it.
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I am looking for lyrics for a song one of my clients (I'm a home care provider) would like me to find to play at her funeral. She thinks the name of it is 'Oh My Blessed Mother Mary' It was played at a Polska Mass at St. Agatha's in St. Louis.
Author: jennifer (not verified)
The words of the Hymn to Our Lady "O Mary, My Mother So Tender" is so beautiful - would you know where I may find the keyboard/sheet music for this please?? Many thanks
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
thanks for putting the advent song up. I would love to sing this song or have this but there is no chorus or music to it.
Author: John (not verified)
entering hymn, offertory hymn, communion song hymn, final hymn
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Could it be Mary Did you Know.
Author: Rex (not verified)
Songs about Mary has always got some special elements that can go directly in to our heart. I used to find some rare collections here but the disappointing fact is that I couldn’t download any. It would be so nice if you share this facility for the visitors. Windows 7 helpdesk
Author: Amy3001 (not verified)
This is one of my favorite sites which I regularly visit. I love listening to the Christian devotional songs that I get from your site. Top Ten Mary songs were just fantastic. Thanks for sharing the songs. Please keep posting.
Author: cliveey (not verified)
What about people like me? Do you not think that you should respond to the Gospel call and bring good news to people like myself? I am 62 and have been clearly gay since the age of 8. Is the good new only for Pharisees and oh so wonderful virtuous people who have the luck to be born hetro? Am i the modern day Samaritan? Please don't come up with simplistic answers. I am a normally functional sexual adult. I need love and affection like anyone else. I have female friends and that is all they are...
Author: Kanedader (not verified)
Thanks a lot for the songs. My cousin’s marriage has been planned and I exactly didn’t know how to surprise him. I think this is the best idea. These are all great songs that highlight the Sacrament of Matrimony. Thanks a lot.
Author: Zeneith (not verified)
We are already into our second week of Advent, with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception before us, as well as the Solemnity of Our Lady of Guadalupe. And Christmas is merely weeks away. Are you aware that TopCatholicSongs has a number of playlists already available to correspond to your Seasonal needs? And, as is the benefits of these lists, you can immediately link to the iTunes page, where you can listen to the tracks first, and then purchase them--and instantly have them downloaded onto...
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I love the song called 'A SONG TO MARY' but I could not find it in iTunes! Does anyone have the original sound track please.
Author: Evonne (not verified)
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Hail Holy Queen enthroned above, O Maria it's the Salve Regina you can find full lyrics at have a blessed day!
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I am looking for a the words to a song that goes: Hail Mary Queen & throne above ......... Hail Mother of mercy & of love .......... Sing with us sweet seraphim .......... ................. ................. Regina
Author: Peggie Sevem (not verified)
Hey Joel, Alexandra can't find your phone number please email me with it. Thanks, Peggie
Author: Demaemiain (not verified)
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How did u acquire the suggestions to create ““World Youth Day - Free Song | Top Catholic Songs”? Many thanks ,Caleb
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“Christ is King ! | Top Catholic Songs” was really pleasurable and insightful! Within modern society that is very difficult to execute. Many thanks, Jonathon
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I think the lyrics go: when the rain rushes down and the earth blossoms forth and the wind caresses every tree, I can hear the turtle dove singing all throughout the land of the fair young virgin Mary. I don't remember the title, though.
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Is it like this? LIFT UP YOUR HANDS TO GOD - (Singer - Basil Valdez) Life is not all that bad, my friend, hmmm If you believe in yourself If you believe there's Someone Who walks through life without you You'll never be alone Just learn to reach out, And open your heart Lift up your hands to God, And He'll show you the way. And He said, "Cast your burdens upon Me Those who are heavily laden, Come to Me, all of you who are tired Of carrying heavy loads, For the yoke I will give...
Author: Richard Q'zeromen (not verified)
Unborn ButterflyRichard Q'zeromen c. 2013 You're sitting in a room looking at the wallpaperand the water from the ceilin' is fallin' down like rainand Its insaneIts insane You've got your hand on your belly and thinkin' of the unborn childand the water from your body is about to breakand Its insaneIts insane In the womb of a woman, God, plants seedsIn the womb of a woman, God, will bleed You're sitting in a room and wondering what its all aboutand its nothin' that a pen can ever cross out Its...
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I am looking for a song The Guardian of Mary sung by the Josephites. Thank You
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Author: Anonymous (not verified)
do anyone know a song that starts with mary , mary , : my child was singing it a our nativity and also let your love shine down over the fields over the valleys ????
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Author: Yvette (not verified)
Hello, my question is this. I'm looking for the lyrics to this one song and I know the title called "queen of heaven" I don't know who wrote it but I sang it in college. It start off going " queen of heaven blessed may thou be for godes son Bourne hewas of thee" I really like it but I don't see anyone actually singing it and I believe it is a catholic song. Why is that?
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Author: Kathy (not verified)
I am looking for a song that was sung at my wedding day to the Blessed Mother. I thought it was called the Magnificant. However when I see the verses they don't look right. Here is part of the song As the rain rushes down and the earth blossums forth I can hear all throughout the land of the fair young virgin mary. I could have missed a few words.
Author: Ron (not verified)
You Are Near Yahweh, I know you are near, standing always at my side. You guard me from the foe, and you lead me in ways everlasting. Lord, you have searched my heart, and you know when I sit and when I stand. Your hand is upon me protecting me from death, keeping me from harm. Where can I run from Your love? If I climb to the heavens You are there; If I fly to the sunrise or sail beyond the sea, still I'd find You there. You know my heart and its ways, you who formed me before I was born...
Author: Karen Thompson (not verified)
Since we are listing Catholic songs, the list should include music that could actually be used at Mass. Two extremely obvious choices are David Haas' "We Choose Life" and "Before I Was Born." Both songs are scriptural, well-written and they are available through GIA Publications in Chicago. I have used them for every Respect Life liturgy for the past decade.
Author: ksowder (not verified)
We used to sing that in church when I was a child and it always comforted me so much. In my memory the second line was "in all my afflictions, I hasten to thee". Hope this helps. The closest I could find is this: O Mary, My Mother So TenderO Mary, my Mother so tender, so sweet, In all my afflictions, I run to thy feet; Thy heart is so gentle, so loving, so mild, Thou canst not reject thy poor suppliant child. O holy Mary, let me come, Soon to be happy with thee in thy home. O Mary, my Mother, I...
I have Divine Mercy songs and a Divine Mercy Mass that for the past two years have been performed on EWTN at Stockbridge MA at the National Shrine of Divine Mercy on the Feast of Divine Mercy as well as a Faustina Musical. Links to the songs are here:1)
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
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Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Hi. I'm searching for a recording of AS THE RAIN RUSHES DOWN. This is a version of the Magnificat and I do have the lyrics but have forgotten the tune. If anyone can send me an MP3 or a link to where I can hear it, I'd be so grateful. I want to teach it to our choir. Thanks! Happy Easter! Gem
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Author: Dave (not verified)
My favorite two pro-life songs are Blue Eyes Like Janeys by David Huff and Lucy by Skillet. Blue Eyes Like Janey's: We were so young, and only playin' around. I was ready for adventure, not for settling down. So when Janey told me she was pregnant, and that she wanted to be my wife, I said, "Wait a minute Janey. We're only seventeen. We're just starting out our young lives. Let's keep our heads together, girl. Let's look at all of the options." But we both knew what the choices were: There...
Author: Elias Lobo (not verified)
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Author: Fred Horgan (not verified)
I'm not a cantor but I love to make a joy-filled noise to the Lord ... I listen to Gospel music quite a bit ... and find it most uplifting. A long time ago I learned from my Mom that we were not created wretches and so learned the alternate words and sang (maybe "croaned" would be a more illustrative and entirely made up alternative) them to my children and now to my granddaughter. My children are now both cantors (LOL) so I guess the alternative words did them no harm ... but I agree the...
Author: emenu chioma okpala (not verified)
please teach me divine mercy prayer,i love it but don't know it.
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I am looking for a country song, probably at least 8-10 years old or more. It was written by a female country artist, and a male country singer was so taken that either he asked her or he added a second verse. The original was sung as if Mary singing, wondering if she had known would she have said yes. The added verse by the male artist was song from Joseph's perspective. I know it's not Breath of Heaven, but it had some words similar to breath on me, of breath of God or something like...
Author: doris (not verified)
We all need to be immersed in good songs to remember Jesus who loved us so much that he should suffer and die for us!
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
One of my favorite Mary songs is commonly known at the Scottish Magnficant. It's very singable by the gathered community, or in the quiet of vespers of eucharistic adoration. I found one clip on YouTube (not the best recording, but it's the love that counts!)
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I would add what is commonly known at the Scottish Magnificant. It's a very singable song by the gathered community and also in the quiet of vespers or Eucharistic Adoration. I found this clip on You Tube.
Author: Chavez, Geraldine L. (not verified)
i love catholic songs..hope i can listen more.
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Here's an article explaining why the hymns with "Yahweh" in them have been changed.
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Do you know the lyrics written by a Jesuit to the tune of Lo How a rose E'er Blooming which begins Hail Mary more than telling thou art most full of grace?
Author: Eric (not verified)
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Author: michie (not verified)
Please Help... i don't know what is the title of this song because i just listened it on the radio... here's the lyrics: Maria, oh most beautiful one we honor you today , to you we've come to pray Oh Maria, oh beautiful one Thank you for your help. I really appreciate it.
Author: Tanja Cilia (not verified)
The voice of Elizabeth Schmeidler is uniquely beautiful; and she chooses to share it with us in the service of the Lord.
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I love that song. But idk why they chaned it from Yaweh to O lord. i liked the old version better!
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
It's called "You Are Near" by Dan Schutte in our OCP Music Issue and I just sang it this past Sunday :) but you're right, the word "Yahweh" has been replaced with "O Lord". Refrain: O Lord, I know you are near, standing always at my side. You guard me from the foe, and you lead me in ways everlasting. 1. Lord, you have searched my heart, and you know when I sit and when I stand. Your hand is upon me protecting me from death, keeping me from harm. 2. Where can I run from Your love? If I...
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We are already into our second week of Advent, with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception before us, as well as the Solemnity of Our Lady of Guadalupe. And Christmas is merely weeks away.
Author: Mary Ann (not verified)
I would like to find a CD that includes the song "Through A Mother's Eyes by Dinah L. Schum
Author: Nick (not verified)
Beautiful.., made me cry.
Author: Sarah (not verified)
One of my favorite "Mary" songs has always been "Holy Is His Name" by John Michael Talbot. It was always my Dad and Mother-in-law's favorite song that I would sing. What beautiful words by our blessed Mother! You can listen to it here:
Author: Sarah (not verified)
One of my favorite "Mary" songs has always been "Holy Is His Name" by John Michael Talbot. It was my Dad and Mother-in-law's favorite song that I would sing. What beautiful words by our Blessed Mother! You can listen to it here:
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Author: Raymond (not verified)
I Want to download catholic song... which website is best someone tell me please
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
It's called Yahweh, I know you are near. Unfortunately, due to not being able to use the word Yahweh anymore, you won't be hearing it sung anymore at Masses...:(
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
Do you have a wedding singer and what state are you in?
Author: Joy (not verified)
I have a favorite song from long time ago that we use to sing at the folk mass. It was based on Psalm 139. It started out "Where can I run from You, Lord? If I climb to the heavens You are there. . . Does anyone out there have the lyrics/music. It was very special to me and I can only remember part of it. Thanks
Author: Briggs onuajula (not verified)
i love catholic songs
Author: Shelagh (not verified)
Beautiful. Thank you.
Author: Amy (not verified)
I've been trying to find the name and sheet music for a song that was sung in our Church in the late 80s or early 90s. I don't remember the name, artist, or verses. I only remember the refrain and the melody of that refrain. The words of the refrain go something like this: I don't know what your tears are for, but Mama, please don't cry. Please don't let the pain decide that in your womb, this baby must die. 'Cause this baby should live. Oh, Mama, I want to live! Every time I try to look it...
Author: Amy (not verified)
I've been trying to find the name and sheet music for a song that was sung in our Church in the late 80s or early 90s. I don't remember the name, artist, or verses. I only remember the refrain and the melody of that refrain. The words of the refrain go something like this: I don't know what your tears are for, but Mama, please don't cry. Please don't let the pain decide that in your womb, this baby must die. 'Cause this baby should live. Oh, Mama, I want to live! Every time I try to look it...
Author: Rhema (not verified)
Id be ablidged if anyone has the artist or copy of the song chosen I remember using it in the late 80s and another song Miracle, Some of the words I remember in the song Chosen ie: Chosen you were chosen, blessed among women, chosen you were chosen to care for the life yourve been given. You must know it wont always be easy with the laughter there will also be tears. You must trust me you are chosen Ill be with you till the end. And I cant remember much about the song Miracle,
Author: Connie (not verified)
Nick, do you have the music sheet and lyrics for Divine Mercy Flood My Soul? Can you direct me where to purchase? Thanks..Connie
Author: peter (not verified)
i just love to listen gospels songs
Author: Anonymous (not verified)
I am also using the Fernando Ortega song "Psalm 139" for a worship service honoring the sanctity of life this Sunday. A good Scriptural response.
Author: mary (not verified)
-prayer of st. frances -chaplet of divine mercy-ewtn- PRAISE AND WORHIP SONGS BELOW-GOD BLESS THESE SINGERS -i can only imagine -lord i lift your name on high -christ our life -jireh-draw me nearer -i come to the light -above all -all to jesus i surrender -i could ding of your love forever
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Author: Anonymous (not verified)
please help... it was a song my grandmother used to sing. and forgive me, i do not know all of the lyrics... oh mary my mother, of thee do i sing. all of afflictions i hasten to thee there was also something in there about gentle and pure. any help would be greatly appreciated.
Author: Dallas DUI Lawyer (not verified)
Thank you for this wonderful playlist. I frequently hear the songs but I don't know the names of them. Now I can burn my own CD and listen to them whenever I like.
Author: sweet ross (not verified)
The title of that song is "MARY QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE"
Author: aantoniette (not verified)
it's "Queen of the Universe"
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