Sacred Space - Sacred Heart


The Novena to the Sacred Heart CD is a unique collection of prayers, hymns and music that helps present the devotion to the Heart of Jesus in a way that appeals to many more people. The CD is avaiable from Messenger Publications.



The Novena texts were written by Brian Grogan SJ, and the Alternative Novena Prayer by Frank Doyle, SJ. Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicised Edition, copyright 1989, 1995, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. For more information about this translation see or NCC websites.


  • Revd Martin Hogan
  • Michael McCullagh SM
  • Ailish O’Brien RSM
  • Orla Cunningham

Production team

Project Manager: Triona McKee
Recorded at the RNN Studio

  • Producer: Eileen Good
  • Studio engineer: Miriam Gormally


Music for the First Day

Song Holy is God
Composer/Artist Liam Lawton
Album A day of our own
Publisher Veritas

Music for the Second Day

Song The Magnificat: glorify the Lord
Composer/Artist Liam Lawton/Roisin Dempsey
Album Ancient ways, future days
Publisher Veritas

Music for the ThirdDay

Song The Lord’s my shepherd
Composer/Artist Jesse Irvine. Arranged by Ite O’Donovan/ Dublin Choral Foundation
Album Wedding memories from Ireland

Music for the FourthDay

Song Sweet heart of Jesus
Composer/Artist Traditional/James Kilbane
Album Close to you
Publisher Foxy discs

Music for the FIFTHDay

Song You will be my witnesses
Composer/Artist Marie Dunne/Patricia Bourke de Souza with the Saint John of God Choir
Publisher Year of Vocation

Music for the Sixth Day

Song How great thou art
Composer/Artist Traditional, K. Hine Stuart Public Domain Manna Music/James Kilbane
Album Divine Love
Publisher Foxy Music

Music for the SeventhDay

Song Mark Armstrong/Deirdre Ní Chinnéide
Composer/Artist Sounds True
Publisher Celtic Passage

Music for the EightDay

Song You raise me up
Composer/Artist R. Loveland. Brendan Graham
Album Celtic woman: the greatest journey
Publisher Peer Music/Universal Music

Music for the NinthDay

Song How can I repay the Lord?
Composer/Artist Liam Lawton
Album A day of our own
Publisher Veritas




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