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Catholic Artists and Musicians who Inspire

A sweet sister on Twitter asked for a post on Catholic musicians, and since it’s one of my favorite topics, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorites Catholic musicians who sing worship-ful music.

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I also put together a Spotify playlist to give you a taste of five of my favorite songs by Catholic musicians, and I’ll add to the list weekly.

Now, not in ANY sort of order whatsoever, here is a compilation of some Catholic artists/musicians:

Emily Wilson Hussem


Find her on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube // Blessed is She Posts

Audrey Assad

Find her on iTunes // Twitter // Blessed is She reflections // YouTube

Ike Ndolo

Find him on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Matt Maher

Find him on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Sarah Kroger Quaglia


Find her on iTunes // Twitter

Jackie Francois Angel


Find her on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Danielle Rose


Find her on iTunes // YouTube

Marie Miller


Find her on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Tori Harris


Find her on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Joe Zambon


Find him on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Jackie Minton


Find her on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Aly Aleigha


Find her on iTunes // Twitter // YouTube

Lee Roessler


Find her on iTunes // Twitter

Taylor Tripodi


Find her on iTunes // Instagram // YouTube

Gus & Iggy


Find them on iTunes // Instagram // YouTube

New One: VIGIL with Multiple Artists


Find them on Instagram // YouTube

Tell us below: who would you add to the list?

Jenna Guizar is a wifey and mama to four girls with one in heaven. She loves sitting outside in the beautiful Arizona sunshine while sipping iced coffee and being with her family. Find out more here.

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68 Comments

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    Clare
    February 22, 2016 at 11:31 am

    Edwin Fawcett, Jo Boyce and One Hope Project! Some very talented British Catholic musicians!

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      Jenna
      February 22, 2016 at 11:38 am

      Thank you so much, Claire!! I’m checking them out now! 🙂

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    Pomeline
    February 22, 2016 at 11:49 am

    Interior Castle! I’m biased because I’m friends with them 😉
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxNLCXwR2u0&list=PLT8uzO1Rp0bdtTWl6qJIWV-rf9mmtjQQu&index=18

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      Jenna
      February 22, 2016 at 12:29 pm

      Love their music, Pomeline!! Thank you so much for sharing!

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        Fiona
        August 15, 2016 at 11:44 am

        I was just going to recommend Edwin too! He’s brilliant!

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    Trina
    February 22, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Joe Zambon, Rebecca Bilodeau

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      Jenna
      February 22, 2016 at 1:31 pm

      Thank you, Trina! I couldn’t find Rebecca, but I added Joe Zambon. 🙂

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    Jen
    February 22, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Amanda Vernon!

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    Annie
    February 22, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    My best friend’s hubby, Kevin Heider! We love his music! You haaaaave to check him out! (https://kevinheider.com/)

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      Maureen
      July 24, 2016 at 12:38 pm

      Yes! We love him here in New Mexico!

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    Anonymous
    February 22, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    Mary Castner for sure!

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    Daniel
    February 22, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    Mary Castner for sure!

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    Clair
    February 22, 2016 at 6:34 pm

    Add Aly Aleigha! And her sister Jessica Schissel!

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    Anonymous
    February 22, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    PJ Anderson!

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    Christy
    February 22, 2016 at 10:09 pm

    PJ Anderson!

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    Kate
    February 22, 2016 at 10:55 pm

    Some brilliant catholic artists from Oz!

    Stephen Kirk – https://stephenkirk.com.au

    Gus & Iggy – https://www.gusandiggy.com

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    Nicole
    February 22, 2016 at 11:39 pm

    Amanda Vernon! She’ll be coming to my parish sometime this year. Thank you for this list!

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    Ashley
    February 23, 2016 at 4:46 am

    PJ Anderson, Lee Roessler, Josh Blakesly, Taylor Tripodi

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    Dana Jordan
    February 23, 2016 at 5:49 am

    Steve Angrisano has been at our church the last 2 nights. He has been so inspirational with not only his music, but his stories and prayer.

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    James
    February 24, 2016 at 9:24 am

    You should take a look at Teresa Peterson!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIqm0r0rMs8

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    Julie Barnes
    February 24, 2016 at 11:05 am

    Greg and Lizzy Boudreaux!!! I know them personally and they are AMAZING. Talented and beautiful people. This is a link to something they have been collaborating on with other Catholic musicians too!!! They all rock. John Finch is also amazing. Shawn Williams is an awesome violinist…when he plays, I feel like crying. A physical reaction to beauty. <3

    https://thevigilproject.com/

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    Cle
    February 26, 2016 at 3:17 am

    Emmanuel Worship (from Brisbane Australia)

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    Mrs Geek
    February 27, 2016 at 7:45 am

    Steve Angrisano!

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    Sandra
    February 27, 2016 at 8:19 am

    Kitty Cleveland has the most beautiful singing voice, giving glory to God (several CDs including Miracle of Love Rosary, Miracle of Life Rosary for Children, many more). KittyCleveland.com
    Available on Pandora, Spotify, YouTube, iHeartRadio as well as for purchase. Not affiliated; I am always encouraged and consoled by her.

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    Cle
    February 28, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    Oh, and Fr Rob Galea

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    Chez
    March 3, 2016 at 2:52 pm

    Genevieve Bryant from Melbourne, Australia!
    https://www.genevievebryant.com/

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    david
    March 6, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    Josh blakesly band https://joshblakesleyband.com

    Glenn vincent Breen https://glennvincentbreen.com

    Mary Castner https://www.marycastnermusic.com

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    Brigid
    March 16, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    Kelly Pease

    Emmanuel Worship (Australia)

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    Anonymous
    March 26, 2016 at 11:41 am

    JACOB AND MATTHEW BAND.

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    Diana
    March 31, 2016 at 2:51 am

    Dea Spiller from sunny South Africa 🙂
    https://www.deanspiller.co.za/

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    Cathy
    April 3, 2016 at 10:21 am

    I was just searching for Catholic artists a day or two ago. The Holy Spirit, as always, is amazing! Many thanks!

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    Madison
    April 3, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    Katy Blythe! “I Thirst” is my favorite so far 🙂

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    Pomeline
    April 6, 2016 at 11:57 am

    Alanna-Marie Boudreau is also oh so lovely

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    Sarah
    April 8, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    L’angelus! An amazing Catholic group From Lousiana. They don’t appear to be touring or playing much right now, but we have two wonderful albums of theirs.

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      Jenay
      August 6, 2017 at 9:46 pm

      They are no longer a band 😕

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    Alison
    April 9, 2016 at 11:38 am

    Ohhhhh Jenna, there are so many artists here that I have never heard of before! I am so excited to dive into their music. Thank you so much for this post.

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    Sarah Holthusen
    April 12, 2016 at 11:16 am

    My niece who goes to my alma mater, Benedictine College, told me to check out your site. I LOVE it! I can’t wait to go listen to all of these artists! My husband and I are also Catholic Musicians who live in the Heartland in Wichita, Kansas, raising our five boys. Our two Catholic CDs mostly contain our favorite songs from Church…and then we’ve also added some of our own originals. If you’d like to check them out, go to http://www.sarahandjoshmusic.com or on iTunes or Amazon! Thanks….and God bless!

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    Tala
    April 13, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Jimmy Mitchell and LoveGoodMusic, Alanna Boudreau, Shawn Williams, L’angelus and Pelican 212, Matt Faley, Shaun Garrison, “Origin” from FOCUS, Rebecca Roubion, Justina Miller in the secular genre…

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    Hannah
    April 14, 2016 at 8:20 pm

    Steve Angrisano https://www.steveangrisano.com/ Oldie and Goodie!
    John Finch https://www.johnfinchmusic.com/ Newbie but Goodie!

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    Anonymous
    May 15, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    Mary Castner, Katy Blythe, Dee Simone

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    Karla Silva
    May 15, 2016 at 10:09 pm

    Bri Robell and her brother Brice just recorded this album which is so inspiring! Listen here: https://www.cdbaby.com/m/cd/brirobell

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    Christine
    May 19, 2016 at 12:16 pm

    Mike Mangione & the Union, Army of Me, Colleen Nixon (her Marian Grace is a great prayer record), Holy Hooe Music and Dee Simone! The first two are all around amazing musicians with deeply embedded truth and beauty in their lyrics… The other three more overtly themed.

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    Rachel Avila
    July 23, 2016 at 8:01 am

    Alex Street! His EP isn’t on youtube but it is on Spotify.

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    Catherine
    July 23, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    His Own – their songs “Nothing Can Separate Us” and “It’s You” are gorgeous!

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    Kate
    July 25, 2016 at 8:02 am

    Adam & I and Hope & Justin are both Catholic artists whose music isn’t explicitly Catholic –that is, it isn’t worship music or even “Christian” in the typical sense of rhe genre, but their faith is evident in their music. Both duos have a folksy, acoustic feel to their music. 10/10 recommend.

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    Colleen
    August 13, 2016 at 2:19 pm

    Brian Flynn.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oecS_X1zTpw

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    Frances
    August 13, 2016 at 3:28 pm

    Alanna-Marie Boudrea. She’s actually getting married today (new last name is Mahon). We were friends a ways back and it was beautiful to see where her music comes from.
    Pray for her and her husband today!

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    Adrienne
    August 13, 2016 at 4:06 pm

    The Thirsting! They just played at World Youth Day and their lead singer, Daniel Oberretuer is playing at our parish tomorrow night!

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    Anonymous
    August 13, 2016 at 7:46 pm

    Benjamin Jude!

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    Sandee
    August 14, 2016 at 9:42 am

    Jenny Klement!

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    Anonymous
    August 15, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Catholic singers:
    John Finch
    Greg & Lizzy Boudreaux
    Steve Angrisano
    Josh Blakesley

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    Tamara
    August 15, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    Danny Leger is another one great musucian to check out!

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    Jessica
    August 15, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    Matt Fafrak, Sarah Hart, Out of Darkness

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    Maria
    August 15, 2016 at 3:27 pm

    John finch and Rita west just released a song called “Into the Heart of Mercy”. It is beautifully written, and y’all should check it out!

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    Danielle
    August 15, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    Brother Isaiah! His album, Broomstick, is just wonderful!!

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    Catherine Milner
    August 23, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    Alanna-Marie Boudreau needs to be one here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmHWmfCMe3k

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    lori crawford
    September 8, 2016 at 7:15 pm

    Sarah Hart!

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    Kim
    September 18, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    “Marian Grace” She is wonderful!!!

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    JenZ
    December 15, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    L’Angelus!

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    Maricar
    December 16, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    Please include in the playlist Fr. Rob Galea http://www.frrobgalea.com 🙂

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    Brenda Liebsch
    December 20, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    Thank you for sharing one of Danielle Rose’s songs. For those that do not know, she has 5 albums, one of which is a Rosary 2 disc called Mysteries that she presented to Saint JPII. I cannot put into words how much her music has led me closer to Christ. I find it a deep tragedy that her music is largely unknown even in extremely Catholic circles. Please spread the word.

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    Emma Genockey
    February 2, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    My hubby plays bass for a Catholic worship band just starting out here in Northern Ireland. They’re called SonLight and their harmonies are simply breathtaking!
    Check them out youtube at invitationlovejesus or https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=303164957300 on Facebook. ?

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    Anonymous
    February 17, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    Ricky Vazquez is another one I would add! He is a dear friend that is traveling the country playing tons of retreats and conferences, and playing with Ike, Sarah Kroger and Josh Blakesley at Steubenvilles. Personal fav is Maybe!

    Of course, Alanna Marie Boudrea as well!

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    Andrea Barr
    March 15, 2017 at 7:28 pm

    Add PJ Anderson!

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    Anonymous
    March 15, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Melanie Rea <3
    http://www.melaniereamusic.com

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    Anita
    April 6, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Out of Darkness. Husband and wife. Catholic musicians in Panama City FL.

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    Jeff
    July 10, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    If anyone is looking for one place to get a showcase of all of these Catholic artists and many others, try the Catholic Playlist Show. New shows every week and is broadcast on Catholic radio across the country. Listen and learn more at http://www.catholicplaylistshow.com

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    Mary Wilson
    August 1, 2017 at 10:51 am

    Donna Cori Gibson
    Check out her free downloads at http://www.donnacorigibson.com
    She sings Catholic prayers.

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