About Craig & Kristen
Catholic Musicians and Songwriters Craig & Kristen Colson are a husband and wife team who lead music together at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Phoenix, AZ. Craig & Kristen have several collections Published with World Library Publications. Craig's debut EP from WLP is called "I Am the Way." This collection was produced with fellow WLP recording artist Ed Bolduc and features 7 songs for use in Liturgy, retreats and other events. The EP features some amazing musicians and includes songs that can be used in Lent & Advent as well as a crisp, new contemporary Pentecost Sequence entitled "Veni Sancte Spiritus" which was written for the 2011 Life Teen Convention held in Scottsdale Arizona.
Craig & Kristen also have a collection of contemporary, verbatim Psalm Responses with Spirit & Song entitled Fill Us With Your Love which features 17 psalms for use in Liturgies. They also have a Psalm collection with WLP called "Psalms for the Church." The songbook and octavoes are availalbe through WLP and the recording are availalbe on itunes and other digital media sites.
Craig & Kristen have presented at Life Teen Music conferences as well as at National Pastoral Musicians conventions.
Craig has been a Music & Liturgy Director in the Phoenix area since 1993. Craig is the former Liturgy Liaision for Life Teen International and he still provides the music suggestions for the Life Teen Liturgy resource guides. He has served in the Diocese of Phoenix at many Diocesan events and is skilled in Piano, Guitar, Voice, Percussion & Drums.
Kristen has been involved in Music Ministry since the age of 10 as both a Choir Member and a Cantor. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from Arizona State University. Kristen has a heart for working with people of all ages and has worked with both young people and adult women in ministry & outreach for several years.
Craig & Kristen have been married since 1998 and feel extremely blessed to be able to share together their love for Music & Liturgy. They reside in Glendale, Arizona with their two children, Kayla & Matthew.
Fill Us With Your Love
Download on iTunes
I Am the Way
Download on Voices as One