October 19, 2016

How are music and prayer connected?


How does music inspire and support different types of prayer? This is the third video in a five-part series in which OCP composer Tom Booth explores prayer and contemplation, and how we encounter God in our everyday lives.

Watch the first part of the series:
Video 1: What is Prayer?
Video 2: How can prayer take form in our lives?

Tom Booth
Tom Booth

An incredibly gifted composer and musician, Tom Booth has written countless songs for prayer, worship, liturgy and personal reflection. He has composed and performed songs for Mother Teresa and Pope Saint John Paul II. He brings his powerful performing style to concerts, parish missions, conferences and youth events, mixing story, song and prayer to create unforgettable experiences for audiences around the world.

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Explore music for prayer and contemplation

You Are Near [CD]

Dan Schutte, Tony Eiras

Each suite in this recording employs a unique combination of instruments. One uses primarily woodwinds, another strings, and one is arranged for harp, guitar, piano, oboe, clarinet and solo violin.

Abundant Blessing Songs from the Hillside [CD]

Tom Tomaszek

Strengthen your spiritual journey with songs for reflection and prayer