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Marty Haugen Music Workshop
15th November 10.30 – 3.30
St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School, Grange Road Northampton NN3 2AX
Full details here
Filling in the Sandwich Workshop
18th October 10.30-4.30
St Peter & Pauls Church, Northfields W13 9QZ
More details here
Prayer and Praise for Northampton
6 October St Francis C of E, Duston
3 November Northampton Jesus Centre
1 December New Testament Church of God
850th Anniversary of the trial of Thomas Becket at Northampton Castle
10th October 2014 7.30pm Mass
Bishop Peter Doyle, Northampton Cathedral
Music list for 850th anniv mass
Devine Music – a place for Music and Prayer.
New website completed and launched in July 2014,
Feasts of St James, apostle, and Saints Joachim and Anne.
Website desgned and created by
Teresa Brown and Paul Wellicome.
Graphics are from the windows of the
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Hayes, Middx.
Thanks to Carol Little for additional photos
and for this icon of St Michael, Archangel.
Holy Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle.
Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil..
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do you,
O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God
cast down into hell Satan and all the wicked spirits
who wander through the world for the ruin of souls.
HOLY SPIRIT A REFLECTION in Music and Prayer “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 (NRSV) Where in my life do I need the help of the Holy Spirit? As I listen to the song Show me your way I pray for the help that I need. (Click on the arrow at the top left of the audio player.) “Holy…
FOR PEACE IN THE WORLD A REFLECTION in Music and Prayer: Since 9/11, the need to pray for peace in the world has become more and more urgent. Think of the countries where there is no peace. Think of the places that are in the news today because there is no peace. As you listen to the music of In Search of Peace, imagine walking through those streets with Jesus. What would his prayer be to his father for these people, those children, their families? (Click…
PEACE A REFLECTION in Music and Prayer: Lord, make me a channel of your peace… but how can I say that, if there is someone I am not at peace with? I think of them now, and ask God to bless them. As I listen to the music of The Watermark, can I continue to think of them and slowly pray the Prayer of St Francis? (Click on the arrow at the top left of this audio player) Lord, make me a channel of your peace, that…
TRUST IN GOD A REFLECTION in Words and Music: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NRSV) Read the following psalm verses slowly as you listen to the music of Galilee on the audio player below. (Click on the arrow at the top left of the player) “Trust in the Lord and do good, so you will live in the land…
Musicians who write Christian songs and music need opportunities to perform their work and also to share their faith with an audience. It is a simple way of evangelising and that is something Pope Francis calls us all to do.
Music speaks to the heart in a way that words cannot, and God can touch people deeply through the sounds of this special gift. It is a joy, a challenge and a responsibility.
Teresa has continued to share her faith for over ten years through In Search of Peace concerts . She is now looking for opportunities to encourage other musicians and parishes to host concerts which include their own music and stories of faith, in response to that call.
For more information use the Contact page
Filling in the Sandwich (the Four Hymn Sandwich)
This is an easy way of teaching parish musicians the musical priorities when choosing music for Mass. It is based on three musical diets – the Basic Staple Diet, the Balanced Healthy Diet and the Festive Celebration Diet.