Saturday, August 07, 2010

Catholic Music- Catholic Woodstock in Calgary

When Roman Catholic priest Father Krystian Golisz moved to St. Rita's parish in the Rockyford area about a year ago, he was struck by one thing.

It was the open spaces found in the village located northeast of Calgary, about halfway between the city and Drumheller.

"I was looking at the parish and I saw the open space. I said 'what a great idea to have a Woodstock here -- a Catholic Woodstock in Rockyford.' I was sharing it with other people and others started to think about it," says Golisz.

From there was born the idea of having the One Rock festival out there on Saturday, Aug. 21

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Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Audrey Assad

There is a new, young artist getting quite a lot of attention these last few weeks in Catholic Youth and Young Adult circles. She has a wonderful voice and musical presence. She reminds me of Amy Grant in her early days. (I guess that shows my age, and I still like Amy's music.

This new artist is Audrey Assad, and she was a big hit at the latest Steubenville conference in Georgia. I think she is going to be here for a long time to come. You might want to give her a listen!

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

New Life Whispers

Awhile back I started a group on called Catholic Music. One of my acquaintances there is Matthew Baute. He just released a new video that I think is just wonderful. Check it out, and you also might visit his website, purchase his music and help support his wonderful ministry! It is entitled New Life Whispers and represents some of the best new Contemporary Catholic music for reflection.

Renew the Face of the Earth

Lord Send out Your Spirit In commemoration of the completion of the Year of St. Paul! Check out for higher resolution versions!