She released her first solo album, “We Shall Be Healed,” in 2008; a collection of songs centered on the Sacraments, written and inspired by her faith journey as a Catholic wife and mother, and her experiences surviving Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the challenges of its aftermath. Her second album, “Child of God,” which was released in 2010, includes two songs published by World Library Publications. It highlights her contemporary style while emphasizing the rich traditions of the Catholic faith. Her music challenges listeners to live out the message of the Gospel in everyday life.
She has performed at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians Convention, the National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry, New Orleans World Youth Day, the National Catholic Educators Association Convention & Expo, the New Orleans Archdiocese Leadership Celebration, the Louisiana Rice Festival, the National Organization for Continuing Education of Roman Catholic Clergy (NOCERCC) & at concerts, youth events, retreats and liturgies throughout Louisiana. She has recorded with world-renowned Catholic singer/songwriter John Angotti on his album “Joy Beyond Our Dreams,” and has performed for best-selling author and Rwanda genocide survivor, Immaculee’ Ilibagiza.
Lorraine and her husband, Rob, are the proud parents of four sons, which she considers her greatest vocation. To learn more about Lorraine and her music, or to book an event, visit her website at www.lorrainehess.com.
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