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O Beauty Ever Ancient

This hymn uses a hauntingly beautiful Norwegian folk melody to set words adapted from the Confessions of St. Augustine, from…

Joseph, Embrace Me Now

This hymn juxtaposes Christ's might as Lord and Saviour with His becoming little and entrusting Himself to St. Joseph. Following…

Sleep Now, Gentle Jesus (Christmas Season)

This hymn contrasts the peace of the new born baby with his coming passion, which wins us peace. It brings…

All Highest Glorious God (Prayer of St. Francis)

This is a setting of the prayer made by St. Francis before the crucifix that spoke to him at the…

Mary, What You Lived in Your Heart

This hymn lifts the mind and heart to union with the approaching offering of the Eucharist. Thus, it is aimed…

Holy Spirit, Fill Our Hearts

This invocation of the Holy Spirit can be sung by full congregation /choir or as a call and response between…

O Hail, Holy Virgin

This adaptation of the Lourdes Hymn has been made especially for the Church in Oceania, as it mentions the first…

Lo, A Great Sign Appeared In Heav'n

This is a setting of texts used in the liturgy each year for the feast of the Assumption of Mary.…

To Love God Above All Things

The chorus of the this hymn can be used as a stand alone hymn. The words are adapted from Venerable…

I Have Surrendered

This hymn is a setting of a poem of St. Teresa of Avila, in which her soul sings of the…

Gaudete (For the Third Sunday of Advent)

This adaptation of the Medieval Christmas carol by the same name, is especially for Gaudete Sunday, and includes the opening…

God Loved The World So Much

The Lamb His Sheep Redeems

This hymn is especially good for the Easter Season from Easter Sunday until Pentecost but can also be used in…

Where Your Heart Is, There Will Be Your Treasure

This hymn is based on two gospel passages.The first is from the sermon on the mount and is an exhortation…

A Glory Yet Unseen

This proclamation of Mary's Coronation uses the music from "This Joyful Eastertide", which adds to the festive air of celebration.

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Robert Loretz

Meet Robert, a renowned sacred music composer from New Zealand, whose background and qualifications in Philosophy, Theology and Music allow him to create a harmonious blend of faith and melody, infusing theological insights with musical creativity to inspire and uplift the faithful around the world.
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