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Hymn Anthologies

 

Explore Catholic hymns for the liturgy

Whether you are seeking hymns for funerals or hymns for weddings, OCP has a variety of Catholic hymn resources that can be used in the liturgy, or for prayer and reflection. From Michael Joncas’ hymn texts for Lent and Advent, to hymn anthologies like Father James Quinn’s Hymns for All Seasons, these resources feature texts that can be set to traditional hymn tunes as well as contemporary music. Music directors will find new inspiration from texts based on Scripture.

 

 
 
Awake, My Soul

Awake, My Soul

Twenty-four original hymn texts by Benedictine Father Harry Hagan.

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Awake, My Soul

Come, Praise the Lord

James Quinn, SJ lives on in this collection of 27 hymn settings, with music by Paul Inwood.

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Hymns of Light, Volume 1

Hymns of Light, Volume 1

Breathe new life into beloved hymn tunes with this prayerful resource

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Hymns of Light, Volume 2

Hymns of Light, Volume 2

Inspire prayerful reflection with 15 contemporary hymn texts

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Hymns for All Seasons

Hymns for All Seasons

The first-ever comprehensive edition of Father James Quinn's hymn texts.

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Sing a New Church

Sing a New Church

Rich texts for 48 hymns set to familiar melodies. An invaluable resource for musicians, composers, liturgy coordinators, liturgy planning committees and homilists.

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Sounding Glory

Sounding Glory

The 51 hymns are a carefully selected  balance of traditional texts set to new tunes,
new texts set to familiar tunes, and new texts set to new music in hymn style.

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Take With You Words

Take With You Words

Contains 50 original hymn texts, each with scripture-based reflections and musical settings.

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The Listening Heart

The Listening Heart

As a great cathedral is the Gospel in stone, so these hymns are the riches of Scripture distilled and transformed into  poetry and music. Introduce them to your community!

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Voices from the Valley

Voices from the Valley

Each of the 42 original hymn texts includes an  inspiring commentary by Sister Genevieve, suggestions for liturgical use, Scripture references, meter and hymn tune suggestions.

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We Contemplate the Mystery

We Contemplate the Mystery

Enrich worship with beautiful new hymn texts for Lent and the Triduum

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Within Our Hearts Be Born

Within Our Hearts Be Born

Enrich worship throughout Advent and Christmastide with hymn settings for the entire three-year Lectionary cycle

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