Home Page – The songs


My name is Richard Cootes and I compose liturgical music. This site will be of interest to liturgists who prepare masses and prayer services for children and adults. The songs also support religious education.

To sample the range of music this site is sharing, please view this video.

Scroll down to hear my compositions in full.

Mass setting: MASS OF GOD’S MERCY.

Gospel Acclamations

Gathering Songs

From the Psalms

The Presentation of the Gifts

The Lord’s Prayer

Communion and Thanksgiving


Advent & Christmas


Palm Sunday    Holy Week    Easter

Spirit – Pentecost – Confirmation

God’s Good Creation


Specifically for Young Children

Now you are at the bottom of my page.

Did you hear anything you liked?

To download a song, right click the song and click the download option.

If you would like sheet music or guitar chords for any of these songs, they are freely available. Email me in the contact form below requesting which songs you would like, and I will reply with the songs attached.

I would ask that if your school or place of worship has a license with,

One License



that you acknowledge the use of these songs. The royalties accrued will pay for the upkeep of this website.

Thank you for visiting.