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Music for livestreamed Masses

 

COVID-19 Response: FREE use of OCP-owned, administered or published copyrights until the end
of the 2020 Liturgical Year (November 28, 2020)

Music titles within OCP missals and hymnals fall into three different music copyright categories: public domain copyrights, copyrights owned, administered or published by OCP, and copyrights owned, administered or published by other publishers. Typically, the purchase of a physical missal or hymnal only comes with a license to utilize all of those copyrights during in-person Masses and other services with your congregation, but COVID-19 has forced many parishes into a digital world. Due to these extraordinary circumstances, from now until November 28, 2020, OCP missal and hymnal customers of 50+ books have permission to use public domain copyrights and copyrights solely-owned, administered or published by OCP found within their parish-owned resources below. You can use this music for free without having to pay for any additional licenses, and without needing to report copyright usage for in-person Mass, livestreamed Mass, or worship aid creation, until the end of the 2020 liturgical year. OCP Mass settings, individual Mass parts and psalmody are also included in these permissions and are subject to the same terms and conditions. Please read through the terms and conditions below for more details.

 

 Public domain copyrights
Do not require any kind of license, and can be reprinted, livestreamed or performed freely.

 Copyrights solely-owned, administered or published by OCP
Can be sung or projected for in-person Mass, livestreamed Mass, or reprinted for worship aids for FREE until November 28, 2020. Digital worship aids must be emailed or saved as a password-protected file, so that only your parishioners/people attending your livestream Mass can access them.

 Copyrights owned, administered or published by other publishers
Require an additional license (not included in this gratis permission) to reprint, project or sing in a livestream broadcast. Go to onelicense.net to acquire specific licenses for these songs.

 

If you are an OCP customer and have already purchased a podcast/streaming license through ONE LICENSE and you are using only public domain and/or OCP solely-owned, administered or published copyrights (any of the songs on the list), and meet the terms and conditions required for the free license above, please contact OCP to discuss your options for credits.

In order to view a list of the public domain and OCP-owned, administered or published copyrights in your missal or hymnal, fill out the form below, select your resource and verify your current missal subscription or hymnal usage of 50+ books.

 

Song lists are currently available for the following resources:

Breaking Bread Choose Christ Missal Today's Missal & Music Issue Today's Missal, Holy Week-Pentecost Today's Missal, Ordinary Time–Christ the King Today's Missal with Spanish Insert, Holy Week-Pentecost Today's Missal with Spanish Insert, Ordinary Time–Christ the King Unidos en Cristo | United in Christ Unidos en Cristo/United in Christ, Holy Week-Pentecost Unidos en Cristo/United in Christ, Ordinary Time - Christ the King Misal del Día Heritage Missal Glory & Praise, Third Edition Journeysongs, Third Edition Flor y Canto, tercera edición Spirit & Song
 

Beloved songs from Breaking Bread and Flory y Canto

 

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Terms and conditions

Copyrights owned, administered or published by OCP

In order to receive the list of OCP-owned, administered or published copyrights to use free of charge and without need for copyright reporting or additional licenses for use in livestreamed Mass, in-person Mass, and worship aids, I agree that:

  I am an OCP missal subscriber of 50+ missals, or an OCP hymnal customer of 50+ hymnals.
  I can use the songs in the list free of charge and without need for additional licenses or copyright reporting, for use in livestreamed Mass, in-person Mass, and worship aid reprints. I also understand that digital worship aids must be emailed or saved as a password-protected file, so that only your parishioners/people attending your livestream mass can access them.
  I understand that these extraordinary permissions are intended to help parishes and other partners in ministry cope with extraordinary circumstances as a result of COVID-19, and that these permissions will expire November 28, 2020, the end of our current liturgical year. Normal copyright usage, license requirements and reporting will resume then.
  I can only use the OCP copyrights in the OCP resource(s) my parish owns (example: Breaking Bread customers can only use songs in the Breaking Bread list).
  I do not have permission to use any songs that are not on either the public domain or OCP-owned, administered or published song lists, as they are copyrights owned, administered or published by other publishers and OCP does not have permission to share them.
  I do not have permission to share or publish any of these songs, physically or digitally, for public use and can only share these songs with members of my parish.
  I cannot use these songs for commercial, monetization or other non-Mass purposes.

 

Public domain copyrights

These songs are within the public domain, and do not require any kind of license, and can be reprinted, livestreamed or performed freely.