Come to Me

Posted on 18. Jun, 2020 in Christian Values, Community, Music

Our chant for this week is, Come to Me from the album Shelter Me – Reflective Chants of Gentleness and Calm by Marie Dunne CHF, featuring Katie O’Flaherty and Eugene Ginty. Matthew 11:28 Come to me all who are weary and I will give you rest; Come to me all who are weary and I will give you rest.

Music for the Soul

Posted on 18. Jun, 2020 in Christian Values, Community, Music

Brendan McManus is an Irish Jesuit, author, blogger and spiritual director who has been writing a lot during the pandemic. In one article he talks about how music helped him get through some of the hardest moments in his life and how it also allowed him to make spiritual break throughs while on retreat. Here […]

Shelter Me

Posted on 11. Jun, 2020 in Music

  Our music this week comes from the album, Shelter Me – Reflective Chants of Gentleness and Calm, by Marie Dunne, featuring Katie O’Flaherty and Eugene Ginty. The lines come from Isaiah 4:6 Shelter me O Lord, shelter me O Lord, Keep me safe in your love; Shelter me from storms that pass along the way […]

Breathe in Me

Posted on 04. Jun, 2020 in Christian Values, Music

In these times of trouble we draw inspiration from the chant, “Breathe in Me” a Prayer to the Holy Spirit Breathe in me Holy Spirit, breathe in me Holy One Guide me in your path, show me your way; Breathe in my Holy Spirit, breathe in me your love, Bless my soul O Holy One and […]

Let Not Your Hearts be Troubled

Posted on 28. May, 2020 in Christian Values, Community, Music

In these times of hardship, we draw solace from this chant, “Let Not Your Hearts be Troubled” from John 14:1-2 Let not your hearts be troubled, Trust in God and trust in me, In my Father’s house there are many rooms, I go there to prepare a place for you. It is from an album by […]

Love One Another

Posted on 30. Apr, 2020 in Christian Values, Community, Music

In these times of hardship, we draw inspiration from the core Christian philosophy to “love one another”. The chant draws its inspiration from John 13:34 Love one another as I have loved you, This is all I ask of you; That you love one another, serve each other, Just as I have shown to you […]

Do not be Afraid

Posted on 23. Apr, 2020 in Christian Values, Community, Music

The chant, “Do Not be Afraid”, inspired by Isaiah 41.10 is a reminder of how we are not alone in these dark times. “Do not be afraid I am with you, I am by your side; Trust in me, have faith in me and do not be afraid.” It is from an album by Marie […]

A Candle for You

Posted on 16. Apr, 2020 in Christian Values, Community, Music

The song, “A candle for You”, sung by Patricia Bourke D’Souza and composed by Marie Dunne CHF was released to raise awareness for missing persons. However during this time or turmoil, the idea of lighting a candle for someone has taken on a greater significance. Marie says that the idea of the candle was inspired […]

Shelter Me

Posted on 02. Apr, 2020 in Community, Music

In these uncertain times as many wonder when we will be able to freely move around again, Marie Dunne CHF shares her song, Shelter Me from the Album of Chants, which features, reflective chants of gentleness and calm.  Sister Marie Dunne a native of Dublin, is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of […]

Touching the Water

Posted on 30. Jan, 2020 in Achievement, Christian Values, Community, Music

Well of Living Water: Jesus and the Samaritan Woman is the title of Messenger Publications’ latest book, written by Magdalen Lawler, a Notre Dame sister living in London.  In this, her latest book, Magdalen uses an inspirational icon of the Samaritan ‘women at the well’ to help the reader reflect on the significance and meaning […]