Posts Tagged ‘Chris Skinner’

Priest pens ode to supermarket workers

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Fr Chris Skinner SM of Auckland’s Marist Seminary has composed a new song, Super Supermarket Worker, a tribute to all the supermarket workers of Aotearoa New Zealand and particularly those he has met as the “designated shopper” for the eight-strong seminary community these long Lockdown weeks. “I was really conscious of all the supermarket workers Read more

Priests compose songs to commemorate Christchurch Mosque tragedy

Monday, March 16th, 2020

To mark the first anniversary of the Mosque shooting tragedy, Father James Lyons and Fr Chris Skinner have worked with each other to record two commemorative songs. Lyons sent a link to the songs to the prime minister with a note saying: “We think these songs could play a part in this current time of Read more

Musician Fr Chris Skinner tours Dunedin diocese

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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At the beginning of July, well-known musician Fr Chris Skinner completed a tour of the Dunedin diocese using his music to teach people about the liturgy. The tour began on Monday 2 July in Queenstown. Children from St Joseph’s School Queenstown sang, listened and learned the actions for Chris’ music. His sense of fun and real Read more

2 priests combine their talents to produce new album

Friday, August 28th, 2015

A large crowd attended a concert at St Peter and Paul’s Lower Hutt last Friday. The concert took place to launch Angel of the Forest, a new album by well known singer, Fr Chris Skinner. A special feature of the concert was the performance of five songs with lyrics by another well known priest Fr James Read more

Fr Chris Skinner and Janice Bateman join musical forces

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Father Chris Skinner has teamed up with Christchurch-based soprano Janice Bateman who’s 2011 debut album ‘Here I Am’ knocked Justin Bieber out of a chart position he’d held for 10 weeks. Their Album, ‘Reason to Believe’ is to be released on 1 November. Brian Martin, from the Hawke’s Bay, brought the two singers together. In Read more

Pop star priest impresses Mission Concert goers

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Billed as the Pop Star priest, Chris Skinner, Saturday, helped warm up the crowd at the annual Mission Concert at the Mission Estate, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Fr Skinner was one of the lead in acts for female composer and singing sensation Carole King and the Bee Gee’s legend, Barry Gibb. Chris told the crowd Read more

Chris Skinner sings with Auckland Boys Choir

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Marist Priest and singer/songwriter Chris Skinner  performed a joint concert with the Auckland Boys Choir at the Cathedral of St Patricks and St Josephs in Auckland on Saturday.  A highlight of the evening was the singing of the ‘Sons of Gallipoli’. Fr Chris was joined by the choir and Thomas Scott, a choir member, on Read more