The Liturgy Plan Ingredients

Starting Out Series

This series is for you, the musician at the parish who is just starting out. Perhaps you were just asked by your pastor, or music director to take on leading a weekend or weekday liturgy. This is the first in a series of posts to get you prepared and running down the path of leading […]

Date: January 17, 2017
Time: 07:00pm
Event: Life In The Spirit Seminar
Venue: Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Location: Peachtree City, GA
Public: Public

“Blessed Be God, Forever”
by Greg Ferrara

Here’s a demo of a song I wrote for use during mass at presentation of gifts. Feel free to share comments or feedback. Peace, Greg

Do you pray music? What I mean is, when you listen to sacred music, hymns, or even inspirational music on pop radio, does your body and soul respond? Through the last six months, I have been discerning through several changes and decision points in my life and ministry. Throughout the last week, this song (and this specific arrangement) brought me to a place of intimacy in prayer and opened my heart even further to God’s grace and love for me. I wanted to share it with you. Peace and grace to you, my friends…

Underestimate

What it will cost you

I love a come from behind, underdog kind of movie. Don’t you? Rudy had heart. Braveheart had William Wallace. Lieutenant Dan, Bubba, and Jenny all had Forrest Gump. Who do you have? One of my best friends in life is an estimator for a national construction company. If he underestimates a job, the company comes […]

Why I’ve Stopped Contacting My Coworkers By Cell Phone

And why you should consider doing the same...

Text messaging has become the norm with communication in every aspect of life. While it is a convenient way to ask a quick question or get a status on a project, it also creates a dilemma for the recipient, an obligation to respond. It also creates an interruption on someone’s day off. As a parish […]