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Gusten y Vean/Taste and See: music to enrich bilingual worship

1/26/2012 - 12:14 PM PST

Catholic PRWire

PORTLAND, OR / DALLAS, TX (January 26, 2012) - One of Hispanic Catholic music's most respected composers, Mary Frances Reza's newest album, Gusten y Vean/Taste and See has been released at this year's South West Liturgical Conference (SWLC) in Dallas, Tex.

Of her new release, Reza says, "my music has been published in a variety of collections, but this is the first time the selections are on one CD. Influenced and inspired by Roman Catholic Hispanic heritage and imbued with an active liturgical life, the tracks of this album represent the same spirit that informs my everyday being."

Blending Spanish, Mexican and Native American styles, the album is the epitome of New Mexico culture. Whether listeners are looking for bilingual titles to unite their community or a Mass setting to engage their Spanish-speaking assembly, Gusten y Vean/Taste and See offers a variety of songs to enrich worship in the bilingual Catholic community.

"OCP is overjoyed to be working such an influential composer as Mary Frances Reza" says OCP's associate director of Hispanic Ministries Ana Victoria Demezas. "Her music, especially the psalms on this CD, brings meaning to the actions involved in Catholic worship. They sing of God's goodness and remind us of his saving grace."

Gusten y Vean/Taste and See will be available for sale at the OCP booth at SWLC. Those that cannot attend the event will still be able to listen to and/or purchase a copy at

For more information about Mary Frances Reza, Gusten y Vean/Taste and See or to schedule and interview please contact Erin McClellan at 503.460.5363 or

About OCP
OCP, a not-for-profit publisher of liturgical music and worship resources based in Portland, Oregon, has been in operation for more than 80 years. Worship programs produced by OCP are used in two-thirds of Catholic churches in the United States and are distributed worldwide. More information is available at 1-800-LITURGY (548-8749) and Find OCP on facebook at


OCP (Oregon Catholic Press)  OR, 97213 US
Erin McClellan - PR/MarCom Specialist,  503.460.5363


OCP, Oregon Catholic Press, Mary Frances Reza, Taste and See, Hispanic worship music, Misa Santa Fe


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