Missal and hymnal customers, we're offering FREE permission to use all music copyrights solely owned, administered or published by OCP in the 2020 missals and hymnals your parish purchased, for use during in-person Mass, livestreamed Mass, and worship aid creation. A full list of eligible music within your parish’s missals and hymnals can be found by filling out this form.

Find additional deals on missals for individual use and digital products.


February 11, 2019

Be Merciful, O Lord

Psalm 51 is prayed often during Lent, at the Liturgy of the Hours, at Reconciliation Services, and on other occasions throughout the liturgical year. Steve Angrisano shares the story behind his classic contemporary setting that has inspired generations of young people to humbly ask God for mercy and forgiveness.

Be merciful, O Lord.
Have mercy on us, for we have sinned.
We come before you; cleanse us from within.
You took my sin and my shame,
Have mercy on us, Lord.


The Commons is a series of unplugged interviews with the top Catholic recording artists. These are candid interviews and intimate performances by the top contemporary Catholic musicians.