New “The Seeking Heart” Out Now!


In this phenomenal double album Marilla reminds us that the most important thing in our lives is our relationship with God.

She offers us insights into faith and gives us an understanding of God and His purpose and will for us. Featuring thirteen beautiful Biblical Songs from her albums, her wish is that we will be encouraged to make Bible reading a daily practice.

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Best Ever Songs of Worship and Adoration

Let Marilla’s beautiful vocals touch your soul as she breathes new life into twenty of the very best Worship and Adoration songs ever written.

The combination of her unique voice with fine orchestral and guitar arrangements, makes this a very special album indeed and one to to treasure.

It can be used in personal moments of quiet reflection to bring us closer to Jesus, or equally in prayer group settings,  where the gentle flowing Medleys will raise us to new heights of awareness of His presence in our midst.

And when used as a background during Eucharistic Adoration,  the presence of Jesus will manifest itself in our hearts and bring us ever closer to Him.

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“The Seven Sorrows Rosary”

The Seven Sorrows RosaryMarilla’s beautiful new CD reminds us that although this devotion goes back to the Middle Ages, it has become better known, following the Vatican-approved Marian apparitions in Kibeho, Rwanda, in the 1980s.

In her many apparitions in Kibeho, Our Lady asked specifically that we should pray the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows, promising that through this, we would receive abundant graces.

Praying the Seven Sorrows reminds us of the key role played by Our Lady in our Redemption and of the suffering she endured along with her Son Jesus, to save us.

Marilla leads us in praying the Seven Sorrows and sings excerpts from some beautiful hymns to Our Lady, featured in her Albums.  Click Here to Buy

Rosary Beads

These very beautiful Roasry Beads, were specially commissioned to use in conjunction with the Seven Sorrows CD and can be ordered with the CD, or separately as you wish.

Double CD “The Saints” Out Now!

This stunning new double CD, from Marilla profiling the lives of the Saints,  is truly uplifting and inspiring.

Marilla paints a vivid picture In words and music of the extraordinary heights to which ordinary people are raised through doing God’s work.

And she demonstrates how great holiness is possible for us, if we do as they did and abandon ourselves to the will of God.

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Sorrowful Woman


MLM Records has re-released  Marilla’s stunning album,  Sorrowful Woman, dedicated to Our Blessed Lady.

It has been digitally re-mastered and contains six extra tracks taken from her other albums making a total of seventeenof the Catholic Church’s most  loved Hymns to Our Lady available on one CD.

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Marilla Celebration Concert at the National Shrine Walsingham July 2nd

Marilla would like to thanks all those who attended this show and made it such a great success. Please return here for more details of upcoming performances!

Celebration Concert at the National Shrine Walsingham July 2nd 7.30pm

Marilla will be in Concert at Walsingham to celebrate the 950th Anniversary
of the Shrine.
Tickets are available from the Shrine shop  Tel 01328 821794

Marilla on BBC News Website

The July 2010 edition of Christian Music News by Geoff Howlett on BBC Humberside had this to say about Marilla’s recent appearance at St Francis Xavier’s Church, in Motherwell, Scotland:

“The Catholic Herald recently reported that Marilla Ness drew crowds from near and far for her first ever event in Scotland – held in support of the persecuted church.

About 400 fans – some from as far as Somerset – packed into St Francis Xavier church in Carfin, outside Motherwell, for ‘An Evening of Prayerful Music’.
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Marilla Ness: Charity concert in Scotland

The concert raised nearly £3,000 for the Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need, which supports persecuted and other suffering Christians.

Following their return from a successful ministry trip to the USA, Hull based husband and wife duo Living Hope release their new album, Chronicles, on July 9th with a launch party at the Manna Coffee House in Cottingham.”

Read the rest of the BBC article by clicking here and Marilla’s own post about the Motherwell visit here

Marilla Wows Crowds in Motherwell

Marilla Ness, the leading Catholic singer, drew crowds from near and far for her first ever event in Scotland – held in support of the persecuted Church, writes John Newton.

About 400 fans – some from as far as Somerset – packed into St Francis Xavier church, Carfin, outside Motherwell, for “An Evening of Prayerful Music”.

The concert, on Thursday April 29, raised nearly £3,000 for Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, which supports persecuted and other suffering Christians.

Described as Britain’s number one Christian recording artist, Irish-born Marilla Ness performed for almost two hours, singing a selection from her top-selling albums including Holy Spirit We Welcome You, Holy Is His Name, and Spirit of Lord.

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Marilla Voted International Artist of the Year

Marilla was voted ‘International Artist of the Year’ and her album  ‘I Believe in You’  received the accolade of ‘International Album of the Year ‘  and the song ‘ ‘ Were you there,’ featured on the album, took the award for  ‘Best Song of the Year’  at the ninth UCMVA (United Catholic Music and Video Association) Unity awards ceremony held at Loyola University in New Orleans, USA, on 25th October.

The association was set up to support. encourage and promote the development of all forms of Catholic music and the Unity awards for which votes were invited from all association members are designed to recognise the achievements and excellence in various categories of music and video.Marilla Ness Accepts International Artist of the Year Award

Asked for her reaction, Marilla said, ” I was absolutely thrilled to receive three awards especially as the nominations came from people involved in the music scene in the USA. It’s great to know my work and ministry are enjoyed and appreciated by fellow artists and other music professionals.”

Filmed entirely on location in Donegal, Ireland and at her home in Cheshire, England

Join Marilla in her native Ireland as she visits many of the much loved places of her childhood and sings twelve of your favourite songs.
Directed by Robert Hastings this award winning DVD was filmed entirely on location in Donegal, Ireland and at her home in Cheshire, England.

Track List:

  1. How Can I Keep From Singing
  2. Make Me A Channel
  3. Be Still
  4. Close To You
  5. Do Not Be Afraid
  6. What Colour Is The Wind
  7. Jesus You Are Lord
  8. I Will Never Forget You
  9. You Are Near
  10. Jesus We Enthrone You – Majesty
  11. Our God Reigns
  12. To Do Your Will.

Ruth Ann Riley
Dear Marilla,
I came upon your music quite by accident while watching television. My husband and I fell in love with Ireland three years ago when we visited and are returning in April/May of this year.The scenes on your video made me homesick for Ireland. I feel that I was led to you by God’s hand and I am going to continue enjoying your ministry through the purchase of your Cds and Dvds. I am planning on giving them as gifts to friends and relatives.
Thank you so much and may God bless you and keep you.
Ruth Ann Riley

Eugene Megas
Dear Marilla,
At this age of 75 I am going though some tough/rough emotional times. I am being treated for depression, anxiety, the beginning of dementia all those things that are very depressing for a retired person that worked in the Aerospace industry where memory and stability are key to your job.

All this to tell you that during the Easter season I turned on the TV and was listening to the EWTN Network, where they started playing your DVD “How Can I Keep From Singing”..I slowed down to hear what the program was about and when they opened the Scene where you sang “YOU ARE NEAR” I came to a complete halt and stood amazed and chills ran down my back and my Soul leaped with Joy, and tears came to my eyes. Never have I heard such an angelic voice since I recall the Greek singer Nana Mouskouri. …I have never heard two women with such clear and pure voices….Each of you are able to reach my soul and cause me to become totally filled with the overwhelming peace of the Holy Spirit. I have played your video for a small group of Christians from our church and they were totally taken by your purity and telling voice .

I cannot tell you how blessed I have been by your DVD and hope to obtain additional discs.

You are truly an angel of light for a very weary group of people like me…..

May the blessings of God overwhelm you and your family in the years ahead….

Thank you for your ability to touch the soul of us who need our battery charged.

Gene Megas

Bobbi Jo Rockwell
Dear Marilla’
I was recently hospitalized for three days and I happened to flip thru the TV channels and got a glimpse of your music talent. Just amazing. Thank you for your work. ‘Our God Reigns’ is such a true song. It made the half hour I watched you sing so pleasant. I plan on purchasing a CD of yours.
Thank you and God Bless
Bobbi Jo Rockwell

Deb Bell
Dear Marilla,
I heard you for the first time when I was sitting rocking my grandson and singing to him, while ‘flicking’ through the TV. You were singing on EWTN the catholic station; the DVD was, “How Can I Keep From Singing.” It was such a lovely DVD that I am now trying to purchase it. I live in Bermuda, and have been told that I cannot order it from the store where I normally order my CDs so my husband is going to UK this week and I hope and pray that he will be able to purchase the CD and maybe others.
Your gift from The Lord is wonderful.
Deb in Bermuda

Virginia Venable
Dear Marilla,
I have just ordered your DVD “How Can I keep From Singing”. In addition to your beautiful singing, I was enthralled by the setting in which you recorded it. I have just finished researching my family history and learned that my father’s family is from the very area you chose for your filmimg. Watching the scenery as you sang was indeed a wonderful and uplifting expreience.
Thank you and may God continue to bless you and the message you bring.