Franciscan Music: Lead Me On by St. Anne Catholic Community Choirs, Houston, TX

by Sister Julie Ann on April 1, 2014

Jesus is the forerunner in this Lenten Season. Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invite you to listen and find inspiration from Lead Me On by St. Anne Catholic Community Choir, Houston, TX. Following Jesus, may we like St. Francis of Assisi, find peace and hope within us.

Franciscan Sisters feature St. Anne Catholic Community Choir Houston, TXAbout Lead Me On

“Lead Me On” by Brian Schmidt is a sung prayer filled with hope for guidance along life’s pilgrimage toward light and peace, filled with trust even in times that may present days of darkness and pain. This anthem is especially appropriate for the Christian journey through Lent, a time, when through prayer, fasting and good works, the Church asks us to collectively turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel.

The choir adopted this song as a theme for our pilgrimage to Rome last year and sang at, not only at St. Peter’s Basilica, but at all the churches we visited as we journeyed through Italy. While not speaking directly of this song, Pope Francis captured its sentiment fully in a recent article in America magazine speaking at the tomb of Pope John XXIII: “The life of Blessed John XXIII is a lesson in how obedience and trust in God lead to an interior peace that is naturally recognized by and shared with others.”

-Jim Ross, Director of St. Anne Catholic Community Choirs

Listen to St. Anne’s Community Choir:

Click here to find out more about the cd Sing a Joyful Song to the Lord.

Lyrics

St. Anne Catholic Community Church in liturgical coloringLead me on (3x)

Lord lead me on oh lead me on and guide my path along the way

O lead me on to brighter days where peace is born of hope that lies in me.

Guide me safely through the night that I may see the sun tomorrow and where a new day has begun

O lead me on in time of pain

O Lead me on

And may my heart be always warm because of you.

Link

St. Anne Parish, situated in west central Houson, TX represents every part of this city’s metropolitan area.

http://www.saintanne.org/index.html

16 thoughts on “Franciscan Music: Lead Me On by St. Anne Catholic Community Choirs, Houston, TX”

  1. S.Carol Ann says:

    Thank you for leading me on during my Lenten Journey. This is a beautiful arrangement that lifts my spirit heavenward. Heartfelt singing, nice choral sound and inspirational!

  2. Tiffany A. says:

    Wow ! This is a beautiful song. Thank you so much for sharing. I must say that I am truly inspired by you all.

  3. Sister Julie Ann says:

    Beauty in song truly transcends us to God. Thanks for commenting, Tiffany!

  4. T. says:

    God speaks words/messages that I need to hear at that moment in a fun way that allows me to relax and rejoice and renew my trust in Him.

  5. S. says:

    Music adds so much meaning to words and makes them even more beautiful.

  6. Chris says:

    There is always reason to be joyful, because God is always with us.

  7. Sara says:

    There is always a feeling of peace and comfort that the Lord is leading and guiding our path.

  8. lilly says:

    this song means lead me on to the right path and guide me on my way towards and down the right path

  9. Isabelle says:

    The lord has a path for everyone.The song really got to me so keep making more songs:)

  10. Alex says:

    asking jesus to help guide them protect them so that they can see the beauty of the sum tomorrow

  11. Julie says:

    To me this song means for God to direct your own path for your own life.

  12. Alex says:

    yuup it is really good i like this song alot it made me think….:)

  13. reggie says:

    i can’t really understand it
    but it has a nice sound to like the tone of it! 🙂

  14. love says:

    asking the Lord to lead us to that wonderful/safe place.

  15. Minnie Mouse says:

    Its a beautiful song its like god is always going to be with you to guide you on your right path…!!!!

  16. Jones says:

    it makes me remember that God is always by side

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