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Lorraine Hess is a Catholic singer, songwriter, music minister, and recording artist born and raised in New Orleans. She grew up in a family of jazz and Cajun musicians, and her writing is strongly influenced by her South Louisiana heritage. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University, and holds a Master of Pastoral Studies degree from Loyola Institute for Ministry at Loyola University New Orleans. She has served the Church in music since age 16, and is currently directing music ministry at the Sunday evening liturgy at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

 

Lorraine has released five solo albums of original liturgical and sacred music: We Shall Be Healed (2008); Child of God (2010); Cradle in Bethlehem (2012), produced by Ed Bolduc; and As I Pray (2015) and Glorify Him (2018), both produced by World Library Publications. Her music can also be found in WLP’s CD compilations More Voices as One I, II, and III.

 

Lorraine has performed and/or spoken at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians Convention, the National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry, the International Catholic Stewardship Conference, the Mid Atlantic Congress, the Catholic Women of Faith Conference (Nashville), WINE (Women In the New Evangelization), New Orleans World Youth Day, the National Catholic Educators Association Convention & Expo, the Catholic Health Association Conference, the New Orleans Archdiocese Leadership Celebration, and at concerts, youth events, retreats, and liturgies throughout the country. She has also performed in John Angotti’s original musical JOB: The NOW Testament, and has also appeared on the nationally televised shows The Power of Love, hosted by the late Fr. Michael Manning, S.V.D., and Live with Passion with Fr. Cedric Pisegna, C.P.

 

Lorraine and her husband, Rob, have been married since 1990, and are recipients of the St. Louis Medallion Award for service to the Archdiocese of New Orleans. They are proud parents of four sons, her greatest vocation. For more about Lorraine, visit her website at lorrainehess.com. Her work as a featured artist with WLP is also available at voicesasone.com.

  • CDs
  • Octavos - Choral Music

Altar of Hope - Hess - click and print

Altar of Hope - Hess

As I Pray - Hess - lead sheet - click and print

Create a Clean Heart in Me O God - Hess - lead sheet - click and print

Create a Clean Heart in Me/I Will Rise and Go to My Father - Hess

Create a Clean Heart in Me - Hess - click and print

Glorify Him by Your Life - Hess

Glorify Him by Your Life - Hess - click and print

I Trust in You- Hess - Lead Sheet

In His Presence - Hess - click and print

In His Presence - Hess

Mercy - Hess

Mercy - Hess - click and print

Mercy - Hess - lead sheet - click and print

Noel - arr. Hess/Bolduc

Noel - Hess/Bolduc - click and print

One Lord, One Faith - Un Dios, Una Fe - Hess

One Lord, One Faith - Un Dios, Una Fe - Hess - click and print

Prepare Ye - Hess - Lead Sheet

Sacred Heart Prayer - Hess/Diliberto

Sacred Heart Prayer - Hess/Diliberto - click and print

Sacred Heart Prayer - Hess - lead sheet - click and print

Soul of Christ - Hess

Soul of Christ - Hess - click and print

Soul of Christ - Hess - Lead Sheet

Take O Lord and Receive - Hess

Take O Lord and Receive - Hess - click and print

Take O Lord and Receive - Hess - lead sheet - click and print

The Memorare - Hess

The Memorare - Hess - click and print

To You O Lord I Lift My Soul / Psalm 25 - Hess

To You O Lord I Lift My Soul / Psalm 25 - Hess - click and print

To You O Lord - Hess - lead sheet - click and print

We Prepare - Hess

We Prepare - Hess - click and print

Worthy Is the Lamb - Hess arr Bolduc

Worthy Is the Lamb - Hess arr Bolduc - click and print