Ode to Bridget

Posted on 31. Jan, 2019 in Ecological, Feminism/Women in the Church, Music, Saints

From the Album, Celtic Soul by Nóirín Ni Riain, this beautiful song, Ode to Bridget, draws from the deepest well of the Sean Nós (old style) tradition. It celebrates Bridget and praises her contribution to Ireland, the Earth and others.

Film Faith and Music 2

Posted on 24. Jan, 2019 in Art, Christian Values, Music

Michael Aherne, who plays The Commitments’ pianist Steven Clifford, was an employee for the Dublin Corporation and took a three-month leave of absence to make the film. He is currently head of the transport development at the National Transport Authority as well as working for Spirit Radio and doing gigs with The Commitments. In this […]

You Can’t buy Heaven

Posted on 24. Jan, 2019 in Music

“You Can’t Buy Heaven” a song by James Kilbane which will feature in the upcoming programme on RTE, “A Celebration of Christian Country Music” which will be aired on Sunday Feb 10th at 11.10am.

Christian Country Music

Posted on 24. Jan, 2019 in Christian Values, Community, Music

James Kilbane has been involved with Christian Country Music all his life and his most recent project is a documentary with RTE called, “A Celebration of Country Gospel Music”. Featuring choirs and artists from all across the county, including William Hayes, Alan Mitchell, Louise Morrissey, Colin Elliot and the Sligo Gospel choir, it looks at the […]

Film, Faith and Music

Posted on 17. Jan, 2019 in Achievement, Christian Values, Film Reviews, Music, Relationships, Spirituality

Michael Aherne, who plays The Commitments’ pianist Steven Clifford, was an employee for the Dublin Corporation and took a three-month leave of absence to make the film. He is currently head of the transport development at the National Transport Authority as well as working for Spirit Radio and doing gigs with The Commitments. In this […]

Mary Temple of the Lord

Posted on 03. Jan, 2019 in Christian Values, Feminism/Women in the Church, Music, Saints, Vocation

This was a piece of music that first went out at the end of Dec in 2017 and was one of our most popular pieces in 2018. It was a piece of music from Marie Dunne, a Holy Faith Sister, Mary Temple of the Lord. She talks about how she wrote it for the Presentation Brothers when […]

New Life for Old Church

Posted on 18. Oct, 2018 in Christian Values, Church of Ireland, Community, Music

A group of energetic university students from across Dublin have come together to re-establish regular worship in St Thomas’ Church of Ireland Church, by bringing Gospel Music into this historic Anglican Church. Standing at the gateway of O’Connell Street into Dublin’s North East Inner City, it was first established in 1758 and then rebuilt and uniquely […]

‘If You Listen’

Posted on 09. Aug, 2018 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Music

From his CD ‘TIME’ Liam Lawton sings  ‘If You Listen’  

Dreaming of a White Christmas

Posted on 28. Dec, 2017 in Christian Values, Music

As the weather gets colder and snow begins to fall in parts of the country, we tune into a classic song Dreaming of a White Christmas from Clare Mance with Bob Gline from their album “Feelings at Christmas”. The Album is available on iTunes and proceeds from the sales go to the samanala foundation. https://www.samanalafoundation.com/

Taking Jesus out of Christmas

Posted on 21. Dec, 2017 in Christian Values, Community, Faith and Justice, Gospel Values, Liturgy, Music

Twenty-seven years ago Clare Mance, a professional singer and Bob Gline, a film writer, recorded the song, They’re taking Jesus out of Christmas. They recorded in Angel Studio in London under grammy award winning, Pete Moore and producer Ken Barnes who produced works with Bing Crosby and many other greats. It was in many ways a prophetic song, looking […]