Singing vs. Speaking the Psalms

Ask Father Josh (Your Catholic Question and Answer Podcast)

Jan 5 2023 • 16 mins

Why do we sing the psalms in Mass? In this episode, Fr. Josh explains why the psalms are most commonly sung and how singing can actually benefit our prayer. He also dives into the life of the author of the psalms: King David. Snippet From the Show “Have mercy on me God in your kindness and blot out my offense.” Psalm 51 Text “askfrjosh” to 33-777 to subscribe to Fr. Josh’s shownotes or go to Submit your questions and feedback to Fr.Josh by filling out a form at