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Author: Richard Schletty

Download lead sheet: Salmo-129-Perdónanos-Señor-y-viviremos-y-Aleluya
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Salmo 129: Perdónanos, Señor, y viviremos
Domingo 10 Ordinario Ciclo B

Acordes: A, F#m, D, E7
/ = cantar nota más alta

   A          F#m    D   E7 A
Perdónanos, Señor, y viviremos. (2)

A                        /     D       A
Desde el abismo de mis pecados clamo a ti, 
         E7...

Author: Richard Schletty

Download lead sheet: La Santísima Trinidad 2018 Ciclo B

Salmo Responsorial La Santísima Trinidad 2018

Key D
Dichoso el pueblo escogido por Dios (2x)

Sincera la palabra del Señor
y todas sus acciones son leales.
El ama la justicia y el derecho,
la tierra llena esta de sus bondades.

Dichoso el pueblo escogido por Dios.

La palabra del Señor hizo los cielos
y su aliento los astros;
pues el Señor hablo y fue hecho todo;
lo mando con su voz y surgió el orbe.

Dichoso el pueblo escogido por Dios....

Author: Richard Schletty

Written and sung by composer Anthony Moran. To download a lead sheet, please go to Ciclo B Pentecostés.

Salmo Responsorial Ciclo B Pentecostés (D/Re)

Envía Señor Tu Espíritu Y renueva la tierra, Aleluya (2x)

Bendice al Señor, alma mía, 
¡Señor Dios mío que grandes eres! 
¡Que variedades son tus obras Señor! 
La tierra está llena de tus criaturas

Envía Señor Tu Espíritu Y renueva la tierra, Aleluya

Si les quites el aliento, 
expiran y vuelvan al polvo. 
Si envías Tu aliento, son creados 
y renuevas la superficie de la tierra!

Envía...

Author: Richard Schletty

Here are my two takes on Anthony Moran's song, "Taking Time." Thanks for listening and commenting.
 

Making Time

 

D/F#   D        D/F#    D       G              G/B   

Making time for those I love is really hard to do.                    ...

Author: Alexander John

1st Verse:

I try not to judge

But still cry when I love...

Even when it hurts I know GOD cares

For better or worse I try and give you my soul laid bare...

In these words and rhymes

In order for us to change the world it's gotta take time...

Because we are men and women only

I try and use my pen to love and defend not so lonely...

When GOD is with us

Tears become less than dust

With fears we can adjust...

To love and glory

I'm still trying to get my head around the whole story...

But the picture 

Is in Biblical literature 

And in return our spiritual is richer.

...

Author: Richard Schletty

A new collaboration of Anthony Moran and Richard Schletty. Tony's daughter, Tara Moran (a Broadway stage singer), will sing the song soon, replacing my voice in this demo. Please listen to more "Songs of Faith for Liturgies and Devotions" sung by Tara. Please visit www.catholicliturgyinsong.org – or use the insong.org shortcut.

Which arrangement do you like – v5, v6 or v7? Please comment below.

We will be adding a chorus of voices singing the Alleluias.

"Queen of Heaven, Rejoice - Regina Coeli" is recited during the Easter season instead of the "Angelus."

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Author: Alexander John

1st Verse:

The life I chose didn't start well

Like a dying rose I was dark but then the hell...

In my life was too much to handle

In such a way I had to dismantle...

Then pick up the pieces

The whole time I got a lift up from Jesus

The ultimate gift that was given for a reason...

A second chance

We are all blessed in advance...

Just sometimes its hard to see

When it's dark we can still be free...

In our hearts and in our minds

We do what we can but its GODS art that is so divine...

Every step I feel his presence

From the day we all met his been as real as blessings

And as important as...

Author: Alexander John

1st Verse:

The older I get

The less shoulders get wet...

Because I've cried a lifetime

I used to hide at night time...

Until I found GOD and I tried harder

I reach for the sky but I don't want to die a Martyr...

I just want to share some words

I just want to care in this world...

My heart spills through my pen

So this art won't kill what's in my head...

I have had demons in the past and they still linger 

Trying to open my scars but these fingers...

Make the sign of the cross

Take some wine cos I'm not lost...

And communion

But realising at the same time I'm only human.
...

Author: Alexander John

I am working on a Catholic album but have 10 tracks I wanted to release in an ebook form because I thought they read like hip hop poetry rather than alternativly be released as songs. I have provided the link here for you to download for free from amazon.com. God Bless. Alex.

https://www.amazon.com/Heart-Warrior-Alexander-John-ebook/dp/B07B7M8GNH/...

Author: Alexander John

Just wanted to say Happy New Year's and that I am looking forward to hearing members new music in 2018. God Bless.

Author: Richard Schletty


  

Calm Your Heart
© 2017, Antonio Resende and Richard Schletty
http://antonioresende.com
...

Author: Richard Schletty

Psalm 67: O God, Let All the Nations Praise You for 6th Sunday of Easter, cycle C, or for Thanksgiving Day Mass

Links for sheet music are below.

R. O God, let all the nations praise you!

1. O God, be gracious and bless us
and let your face shine its light upon us.
So may your ways be known upon earth
and all nations learn your salvation.

2. Let the nations be glad and shout for joy,
with uprightness you rule the peoples;
you guide the nations on earth.

3. Let the peoples praise you, O God;
let all the peoples praise you.
May...

Author: Richard Schletty

Author: Alexander John

1st Verse:
 
I was an unhappy soul in the past
 
And dug myself into a deep hole fast...
 
That would take...

Author: Richard Schletty

Please see this blog article to see how this collaboration with Asiansa09 evolved: topcatholicsongs.com/enchristment

Initially, I had imagined this song would be slow and meditative. But the Spirit made me go uptempo! Tell me what you think. Record the song and send it to me! A lead sheet with guitar chords is attached to the end of this story. Thanks, Dan (Asiansa09), for the inspiration.

5/12/17: I uploaded a revised audio demo in which I did voice pitch correction and also corrected mistakes I had made in singing the melody in verses 2 and 3.

7/20/2017: I uploaded a piano + voice...

Author: Richard Schletty

Here is a meditation I received from my friend, Chris, this morning:

Psalm 96:1-2
Oh, sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, bless His name; proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day.

Lord Jesus, strengthen my trust in your word and my hope in your promise of salvation. Set me free from fear, from doubt and from anything that would hold me back from sharing your Gospel with love. Help me to focus on only your will for my life as your humble servant. In your name, Lord Jesus. Amen.

Author: Alexander John

Note from Richard (collaborator with Alex): I have posted my second Folk-Rock sung version of my rewrite of Alex's lyrics. I also posted a very rough Hip-Hop spoken version of Alex's original lyrics. See the first comment below for my modified lyrics. We would appreciate your honest comments about our efforts. Anyone is welcome to join in the fun of collaboration. That's what this site is all about.

A Few Thoughts
(Original lyrics by Alex John)

1st Verse:

The light can make the dark go away
The same way as the night turns into day
I had to fight before I knew I...

Author: Richard Schletty

maddenmargie is working on a day retreat for a parish Seniors group and is looking for some upbeat songs to use. Do you have any suggestions?

Author: Alexander John

1st Verse:
 
The misunderstood man of redemption
 
I wish-I-could have had this plan back when I was getting detention

But now I have stopped letting the mess in
...