SpiritandSong.com's Commons Podcast http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/series/commons/feed en-us (c) 2009 spiritandsong.com, a division of OCP spiritandsong.com spiritandsong.com liturgy@ocp.org The Commons is unplugged interviews with the top Catholic recording artists. These are candid interviews and intimate performances by the top contemporary Catholic musicians. The Commons is unplugged interviews with the top Catholic recording artists. These are candid interviews and intimate performances by the top contemporary Catholic musicians. No Sweet Redeemer http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/sweet-redeemer Steve Angrisano tells the story behind this uplifting song that has quickly become a favorite song in parishes throughout the country. Steve Angrisano Steve Angrisano tells the story behind this uplifting song that has quickly become a favorite song in parishes throughout the country. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/SweetRedeemer.m4v Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:59:35 -0600 00:07:26 Sweet, Redeemer, Praise, worship, Steve, Angrisano, Catholic, song, music No Christians, to the Paschal Victim http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/christians-to-the-paschal-victim Ken Canedo has taken the official text and original Gregorian chant of the Easter Sequence and arranged it for today’s generation. The simple refrain will allow assemblies to sing this essential Easter Sunday hymn immediately. Ken Canedo Ken Canedo has taken the official text and original Gregorian chant of the Easter Sequence and arranged it for today’s generation. The simple refrain will allow assemblies to sing this essential Easter Sunday hymn immediately. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/Christians_to_the_Paschal_Victim.mp4 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:32:38 -0600 07:50 No Hosanna http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/hosanna With its easily learned Refrain, Michael Avolicino’s “Hosanna” solves the problem of how to teach a new song for the Palm Sunday procession as people gather outside the church. Michael also shares a tip on D tuning that opens up the guitar sound. Michael Avolicino With its easily learned Refrain, Michael Avolicino’s “Hosanna” solves the problem of how to teach a new song for the Palm Sunday procession as people gather outside the church. Michael also shares a tip on D tuning that opens up the guitar sound. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/141213_MICHAEL_AVOLICINO_HOSANNA.mp4 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:51:51 -0700 08:29 No Tear Through The Veil http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/tear-through-the-veil Inspired by the poetry of Saint John of the Cross, Tom Booth’s new song is a heartfelt prayer to the God who heals us from deep within ourselves. During the recording session, Tom’s studio musicians were moved to tears. Tom Booth Inspired by the poetry of Saint John of the Cross, Tom Booth’s new song is a heartfelt prayer to the God who heals us from deep within ourselves. During the recording session, Tom’s studio musicians were moved to tears. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/TOM_BOOTH_TEAR_THROUGH_THE_VEIL.mp4 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:19:11 -0700 07:49 No Cry for Mercy http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/cry-for-mercy The haunting melody and compelling chords of Cry for Mercy will immediately draw you into the psalmist’s yearning for God. Michael Avolicino composed this setting of Psalm 130 for his parish and we are pleased to present it to the whole Church. Michael Avolicino The haunting melody and compelling chords of Cry for Mercy will immediately draw you into the psalmist’s yearning for God. Michael Avolicino composed this setting of Psalm 130 for his parish and we are pleased to present it to the whole Church. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/CryForMercy.mp4 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:16:04 -0700 08:14 No You Will Be Our God http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/you-will-be-our-god Casey McKinley is a pastoral musician who composes for the needs of his parish and school. “You Will Be Our God” is a ballad for liturgy and praise & worship that reassures us of God’s love even when we are not faithful. Casey McKinley Casey McKinley is a pastoral musician who composes for the needs of his parish and school. “You Will Be Our God” is a ballad for liturgy and praise & worship that reassures us of God’s love even when we are not faithful. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/YouWIllBeOurGod.mp4 Tue, 30 Dec 2014 12:19:39 -0700 07:57 No The Jesus Song http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/the-jesus-song Fresh from his new album, Time Stands Still, Tom shares a song that has been a part of his retreat ministry for many years. “The Jesus Song” blends two iconic prayers together into one heartfelt hymn of surrender and trust. Tom Booth Fresh from his new album, Time Stands Still, Tom shares a song that has been a part of his retreat ministry for many years. “The Jesus Song” blends two iconic prayers together into one heartfelt hymn of surrender and trust. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/The_Jesus_Song_Tom_Booth.mp4 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:02:04 -0700 06:39 Jesus prayer, divine mercy, Time Stands Still, Tom Booth No The King Has Come http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/the-king-has-come Meet Casey McKinley! Spirit & Song’s newest composer shares his uplifting Communion song for Christ the King, Palm Sunday, and any occasion that celebrates divine mercy. Casey McKinley Meet Casey McKinley! Spirit & Song’s newest composer shares his uplifting Communion song for Christ the King, Palm Sunday, and any occasion that celebrates divine mercy. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/The_Commons_The_King_Has_Come-Casey-McKinley.mp4 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:26:27 -0700 07:28 No My Soul Rejoices http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/my-soul-rejoices Sarah Hart’s new setting of the Magnificat has a compelling drive not usually associated with Marian hymns. Tender yet strong, My Soul Rejoices sings of Mary’s joy in the saving power of her God. Sarah Hart Sarah Hart’s new setting of the Magnificat has a compelling drive not usually associated with Marian hymns. Tender yet strong, My Soul Rejoices sings of Mary’s joy in the saving power of her God. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/Sarah_Hart_My_Soul_Rejoices.mp4 Sat, 01 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0600 09:12 No Ready The Way http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/ready-the-way Ready the Way quickly resonated with people of all ages as a contemporary hymn for Advent. Curtis Stephan shares the story behind his song and offers suggestions for its use beyond the Advent season. Curtis Stephan Ready the Way quickly resonated with people of all ages as a contemporary hymn for Advent. Curtis Stephan shares the story behind his song and offers suggestions for its use beyond the Advent season. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/Ready-the-Way-Curtis-Stephan.mp4 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:39:25 -0600 00:09:34 No Daylight's Ending http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/daylights-ending Steve Angrisano had a beautiful melody in search of the right text. He found it in the Liturgy of the Hours and crafted the perfect song to say goodnight to all the good things the Lord has done through the day. Steve Angrisano Steve Angrisano had a beautiful melody in search of the right text. He found it in the Liturgy of the Hours and crafted the perfect song to say goodnight to all the good things the Lord has done through the day. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/DaylightsEnding.m4v Fri, 03 Oct 2014 02:40:23 -0600 00:12:36 Contemporary Catholic Music, Steve Angrisano, Modern hymn, Daylight's Ending No Divine Praises - Blessed Be God http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/divine-praises-blessed-be-god From their experience of leading Eucharistic adoration at youth events around the world, Josh Blakesley and Sarah Hart share their new setting of the Divine Praises – one of the Catholic prayers commonly said after the Benediction. Josh Blakesley From their experience of leading Eucharistic adoration at youth events around the world, Josh Blakesley and Sarah Hart share their new setting of the Divine Praises – one of the Catholic prayers commonly said after the Benediction. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/divine_praises_blessed_be_Sarah_Hart_Josh_Blakesley.mp4 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:29:06 -0600 08:45 Sarah Hart, Josh Blakesley, divine praises, benediction, adoration, No God, Our Source and Life, Unite Us http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/god-our-source-and-life-unite-us In response to his own experience of loss and grief, Trevor Thomson’s new song God, Our Source and Life, Unite Us is a heartfelt prayer for God’s light and peace. “When our hurt grows deep with anger, transform us with your love.” Trevor Thompson In response to his own experience of loss and grief, Trevor Thomson’s new song God, Our Source and Life, Unite Us is a heartfelt prayer for God’s light and peace. “When our hurt grows deep with anger, transform us with your love.” http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/TREVOR_THOMSON_GOD_OUR_SOURCE.mp4 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:47:39 -0600 09:36 No Take Up Our Cross http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/take-up-our-crossu670 Curtis Stephan brought a song idea to Sarah Hart and to Marc Byrd, the co-writer for God of Wonders. What emerged is a beautiful and powerful song about the cross of Jesus Christ. This segment of "The Commons" features the story behind Curtis Stephan and Sarah Hart Curtis Stephan brought a song idea to Sarah Hart and to Marc Byrd, the co-writer for God of Wonders. What emerged is a beautiful and powerful song about the cross of Jesus Christ. This segment of "The Commons" features the story behind http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/TakeUpOurCross.m4v Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:20:23 -0600 00:11:48 Good Friday song, cross, discipleship song, liturgy, liturgical music No Rain On Me http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/rain-on-me How did Cooper Ray make make fellow Spirit & Song artist, Josh Blakesley, cry? By playing this song! Hear the story and this terrific new song here at The Commons. Cooper Ray How did Cooper Ray make make fellow Spirit & Song artist, Josh Blakesley, cry? By playing this song! Hear the story and this terrific new song here at The Commons. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/RainonMe.m4v Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:59:35 -0600 00:10:33 Cooper Ray, liturgical song, music, Catholic, ministry, Wake the Dawn No Remain In Me, I Am the Vine http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/remain-in-me-i-am-the-vine Jesus Christ is our life! Those remain in him have everlasting life. Curtis Stephan and Steve Angrisano have teamed up to bring this powerful scripture from John chapter 15 to life. Curtis Stephan and Steve Angrisano Jesus Christ is our life! Those remain in him have everlasting life. Curtis Stephan and Steve Angrisano have teamed up to bring this powerful scripture from John chapter 15 to life. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/RemainInMe.m4v Fri, 30 May 2014 16:58:47 -0600 00:11:35 John gospel, Steve Angrisano, Curtis Stephan, vine, branches, liturgy, Catholic worship No Immaculate Mary http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/immaculate-mary May is the month of Mary. Sung by Sarah Kroger and Trevor Thomson, Josh Blakesley has written a fresh arrangement of this classic hymn in honor of our Blessed Mother. Josh Blakesley and Sarah Kroger May is the month of Mary. Sung by Sarah Kroger and Trevor Thomson, Josh Blakesley has written a fresh arrangement of this classic hymn in honor of our Blessed Mother. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/ImmaculateMary.m4v Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:29:25 -0600 00:07:54 Mary, Marian, Catholic hymn, Josh Blakesley, Catholic worship, contemporary hymn No Alleluia! Love Is Alive http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/alleluia-love-is-alive God is love and love is alive! On the greatest of all feasts, we Christians are filled with the joy that comes from the knowledge that death and pain was defeated on Easter morning when love rose from death. Steve Angrisano God is love and love is alive! On the greatest of all feasts, we Christians are filled with the joy that comes from the knowledge that death and pain was defeated on Easter morning when love rose from death. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/AlleluiaLoveIsAlive.m4v Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:01:07 -0600 00:08:14 Catholic, Easter songs, liturgy, Alleluia, Steve Angrisano, resurrection No Hosanna to the Son of David http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/hosanna-to-the-son-of-david The crowds that called for Jesus tone crucified are the same you hailed him as the Son of David on Palm Sunday. Tom Booth has given the Church a contemporary version of this classic Palm Sunday text. Tom Booth The crowds that called for Jesus tone crucified are the same you hailed him as the Son of David on Palm Sunday. Tom Booth has given the Church a contemporary version of this classic Palm Sunday text. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/HosannaToTheSonOfDavid.m4v Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:15:51 -0600 00:09:35 Palm Sunday, Hosanna, procession, Catholic, Catholic music, Catholic song, liturgy No What Wondrous Love http://www.spiritandsong.com/podcasts/what-wondrous-love Music minister know that power of hymns and are looking for new arrangements from our spiritual heritage. Sung by Sarah Kroger, Josh Blakesley's version of "What Wondrous Love" represents the best of new arrangements. Josh Blakesley with Sarah Kroger Music minister know that power of hymns and are looking for new arrangements from our spiritual heritage. Sung by Sarah Kroger, Josh Blakesley's version of "What Wondrous Love" represents the best of new arrangements. http://content.ocp.org/spiritandsong.com/podcasts_commons_m4v/WhatWondrousLove.m4v Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:59:16 -0700 00:07:03 classic hymn, new hymn arrangement, Josh Blakesley, Sarah Kroger, What Wondrous Love No