Many parishes have expressed a willingness to donate hymnals, music, and various other items to assist parishes in need. This page is provided to help them to make connections with communities in need of their assistance.
- We invite parishes in need of assistance to send a message to Lisette@npm.org describing the kinds of items that would help them.
- We invite assisting parishes and individuals to send a message to Lisette@npm.org describing items that they could contribute.
Please include the name of a contact person along with e-mail address, phone number, and the name and city of the parish.
We will post these messages along with the e-mail address of the sender, so that parishes in need can make contact with individuals and parishes that would like to assist them.
From: Kathie Zakresky
St Gabriel the Archangel Parish, Chestermere Alberta, Canada
Date: March 13, 2018
We're a new parish celebrating Mass in a school gymnasium, in the process of working towards building a church, looking for Glory and Praise (green) any number of up to 25 copies of Choir edition, 3 Guitar edition and 3 piano accompaniment. Willing to pay fee and Shipping and handling.
From: Henrietta Atkin
St Francis of Rome, Cicero, IL
Date: February 28, 2018
Looking for 2-volume set of Gather Landscape Accompaniment books (green cover).
From: Annette Wright
St. Mary’s Church of Redford, Detroit, Michigan
Date: January 25, 2018
Approximately 150 copies of Lead Me, Guide Me Second Edition needed.
From: Marge Wolf, Music Director
St. Therese Catholic Church, North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Phone: 239 910 2868
Date: January 24, 2018
We're looking the B flat Trumpet music for GIA Gather Comprehensive First Edition (green)
From: Fr. Jacob Rose
St. Joseph's Church, Peru IL
Date: December 21, 2017
We're looking for any number of up to 25 copies of Choir/Cantor volume of the JourneySongs Second Edition. Willing to pay fee and Shipping and handling. (ISBN: 1-57992-110-8)
From: Mary Connolly
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, High Point, NC
Phone: 336 317 6662
Date: October 17, 2017
We are in need of 600 covers for Breaking Bread editions. Will pay shipping and fee.
From: Madonna Lechner
St. Joseph's Parish, 114 Lincoln Ave, Round Lake IL 60073
Phone: 847 975 0362
Date: October 16, 2017
We are looking for keyboard accompaniment versions of Glory & Praise 2nd edition (OCP)
From: Lisa Feldkamp
Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, 3115 Lexington Road Rm B209, Louisville, KY 40206-3061
Phone: 502-893-0125 x 1219
Date: October 5, 2017
We are looking for Gather Comprehensive hymnals – choir and/or pew editions. This is the original, dark green, hardback GIA hymnal that was issued in 1994.
From: Martha Farnsworth
Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Driggs, Idaho
Phone: (307) 203-6860 (cell)
Date: September 19, 2017
We are looking for piano accompaniment books for the old version of the Ritual Song Book. We are willing to cover shipping costs.
From: Scott Arkenberg
St. John Berchmans Church, Chicago, IL
Date: July 18, 2017
Looking for Flor y Canto 2nd edition accompaniment books, guitar or keyboard, complete set. Will purchase and pay postage.
From: Josephine Stracek
Our Lady, Mother of the Church, Chicago
Phone: 773-625-3369 ext. 33
Date: June 25, 2017
Our parish is in need of ten to fifteen Gather: Comprehensive 2nd Edition choir hymnals. We are hoping for donation, but we are willing to pay for them if need be. We are also able to pay shipping and handling.
From: Dolly Diaz
Santa Barbara Catholic Church
Date: March 8, 2017
Our parish is in need of Gather Comprehensive 2nd edition hymnals for our congregation's use on weekdays and Sundays . If there is any parish willing to donate used/old copies, we would appreciate it very much.
From: M. Peggy Lovrien
El Coro de San Patricio, Dubuque IA
Phone: 563-556-2580 x 282
Date: September 19, 2016
We need copies of the guitar edition of Flor y Canto II. We would welcome hymnals of FC II also if you have them. We will pay shipping.
From: Conner Stigner
Our Lady of Hungary, 829 W Calvert St, South Bend, IN 46613
Parish Phone: 574-287-1700 Cell: 574-229-6607
Date: August 29, 2016
We are in desperate need of a good number of hymnals to replace the inadequate number of Journeysong hymnals we currently have. My preference goes to either Worship (II or III) or Gather. We would need approximately 200.
From: Jeanette Sprenkle
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 1730 Link Rd Winston Salem, NC 27103
Phone: (336)722-7001 x20
Date: July 28, 2016
We are in need of 50 free choir edition of the Gather Comprehensive Hymnal . Happy to pay shipping and handling expenses.
From: Norm McGeeney
Catholic Prison ministry at Eldorado Correctional Facility in Eldorado, KS
Date: June 17, 2016
We are in need of 20 Catholic hymnals for a Catholic Prison ministry at Eldorado Correctional Facility in Eldorado, KS. Also interested in Guitar Version.
From: Anna O’Connell
Cornell Catholic Community
Date: April 11, 2016
Looking for Journeysongs 2nd Edition (blue) Accompaniment book- Volume 2 of Keyboard Accompaniment.
From: Patrick Sandt, Director of Music
Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Bethlehem, PA
Date: February 18, 2015
In search of 350 congregational hymnals of Gather Comprehensive Second Edition (red cover). If choir hymnals are available, will accept those as well.
From: Kathy Thomas
St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church
Phone: (719) 528-8407
Date: November 14, 2014
Two sets of accompaniment books for Gather Comprehensive – 2nd Edition, copyright 2004.
From: Michael Burgo, Music Director
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Date: September 10, 2014
We are looking for Flor y Canto - second (secunda) edition, congregation and choir copies. Happy to pay shipping and handling expenses.
From: Ellie Berry, Music Director
Sts. Simon and Jude Church, 293 8 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester, PA 19382
Date: July 1, 2014
We are in need of 8-10 Gather Hymnal - Choir Edition (green cover). Please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From: Vivian Welton
Albertson Memorial Church, 293 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Date: March 25, 2014
We are looking for hymnals which would be suitable for a multi-faith congregation. We are especially looking for Singing the Living Tradition Unitarian Universalist hymnal. Let us know if there are any others which might fit our needs. We will pick up or pay shipping costs.
Items to Donate
From: Henry Bauer
St. Patrick Church, 4101 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD 20853
Phone: 301-924-2285 x 306
Date: October 11, 2017
About 490 used Gather Comprehensive Second Edition, Pew Edition with readings, available for donation.
From: Jonathan Korpi, St. Mary University Parish @ CMU, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Date: August 7, 2017
Nine boxes of the Vatican II hymnals (like new) available for donation.
From: Janet George, St. Augustine Church, 235 S. Spalding Avenue, Lebanon, KY 40033
Date: June 19, 2017
250 green Gather Comprehensive pew edition hymnals available for donation.
From: Rob Chismar, Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Youngstown, Ohio
Phone: 330-788-5082 ex. 12
Date: December 22, 2016
20 Ritual Song hymnals, choir edition (not the revised book) in fairly good condition available for donation.
From: Andrew Coyne, Las Angeles, CA
Date: September 3, 2015
I have about 20 boxes of used Ritual Song Hymnals (GIA)- Unison/Congregation that I am interested in donating. There are about 200 hymnals, in total.