St Ephrem the Syrian

Clean Monday | First Day of Lent (Eastern Rite)

For the Eastern Church, Lent begins with Clean Monday…

Blast From The Past

Check out two new songs I recorded for CBC’s Manitoba Covers Project…

Protected: About a Catholic Priest and a Young Boy

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Here Comes the New Year

New Year’s concert schedule and plans…

Looking Back And Looking Ahead

This last year has been significant for me in that it was the 20th anniversary of my first solo project Comfort My People…

The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer  – Music by Marie Bell adapted from Matthew 6: 9 – 13 Our Father Who art in heaven Hallowed be thy name Hallowed be thy name Thy kingdom come Thy will be done As it is in heaven As it is in heaven Give us this day Our daily bread Forgive us […]

You are Near

  You are Near  – Music and Lyric by Dan Schutte S.J. adapted from Psalm 139 Yahweh I know You are near Standing always by my side You guard me from the foe And you lead me in ways everlasting Lord you have searched my heart And You know when I sit and when I […]

The Lord Has Done Great Things

The Lord Has Done Great Things Music by Steve Bell and Byron O’Donnnell Lyrics by Steve Bell and Larry Campbell adapted from Psalm 126 When the Lord brought out the captives When He set the captive free It was just like in a dream And our mouths were filled with laughter And our tongues with […]

You are to Be Holy

You are to Be Holy  – Music and Lyric by Steve Bell adapted from Isaiah 1 / Leviticus 20: 26 Hear, Oh heavens Listen, Oh earth The Lord has spoken And given birth I reared my children and brought them up But they have rejected the Holy One Even the ox knows his master’s voice […]


Jenny  – Music and Lyric by Steve Bell I hear a giggle at my side And it’s a happy face I turn to Full of innocent desires Never turning feelings in to hide But then you’re much too young to join that crazy ride Jenny you know the hurt can be so cruel But your […]