Pilgrim Year Advent

It’s the Fast that Makes the Feast

If we want to prepare our hearts for Jesus’ coming, we must detach ourselves from all the goods of the earth…retire into the interior desert of our heart, far from creatures to await the coming of Jesus in deep recollection, silence, and solitude, insofar as the duties of our state in life permit.  —Father Gabriel […]

Feast of the Nativity

Jesus! “…the splendour of the Father, and the figure of His substance…”

Advent: We Are Waiting

Advent begins with focused attention to the agony of our deepest longings. The task is to let the truth behind those longings rise to the surface before suppressing them with lesser fare, because the longings themselves may be the first reliable indicators of the One thing that leads to true fulfillment, satiation and joy.

Order Soon for Christmas Delivery!

Please let me remind you of a couple of things that might make for lovely Christmas gifts this year…

‘KEENING’ WINS WCMA AWARD

I was pleased to learn that my  most recent CD, Keening for the Dawn, has been awarded a 2013 Western Canadian Music Award for Spiritual Recording of the Year. Heartfelt thanks to my co-producers Dave Zeglinski and Murray Pulver, and the line-up of musicians who so lavishly invested their gifts on this project: Gilles Fournier, Daniel […]

“Keening For the Dawn” Nominated for Western Canadian Music Award

“Keening For the Dawn” Nominated for Western Canadian Music Award

Steve Bell and Malcolm Guite Slated for CS Lewis Conference/ San Diego June 21-23, 2013

Singer/songwriter Steve Bell, and poet Malcolm Guite will be meeting again this summer at the CS Lewis Summer Conference in San Diego, July 21-23.

Adventures in Songwriting: Epiphany on the Jordan

It never ceases to astonish me how songs come. I went away in pursuit of one song, and found myself pursued by another…

ORACLES – The Shape of Things to Come / Faith Today Magazine

You have come to this page either because you are looking to read Steve Bell’s article in Faith Today Magazine. Or, you are wanting to listen to Steve’s song (Oracles) the article reflects on…

Both Ancient and New: “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” – revisited.

Listen to “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” from Steve’s upcoming CD release…

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