Scripture and Music

Discover the influence of the Bible on our sung worship during Mass.

We hope you enjoy reading our articles on music and the Bible, as we take a look at their significance in the Mass and in art.

We have also created a new ‘Top Ten’ list all about musical instruments in the Bible – you can check that out here.

Singing Scripture in the liturgy

Frances Novillo, a liturgical musician, explains the background to, and importance of, singing Scripture in the liturgy.

Singing the Psalms

Frances Novillo, a liturgical musician, highlights the many times during Mass that you're likely to sing straight from the Psalms, and the significance of this for our worship and faith.

Painting the sounds: sacred music in art

Fleur Dorrell takes us on a visual exploration of sacred music as depicted in three different paintings.