Oregon Catholic Press

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Oregon Catholic Press
Founded 1928
Founder Alexander Christie
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Portland, Oregon
Publication types Music, books, newspapers
Imprints OCP, Spiritandsong.com, Catholic Sentinel, and El Centinela
Official website www.ocp.org

OCP (formerly known as Oregon Catholic Press) is an American liturgical publisher based in Portland, Oregon. The not-for-profit company publishes liturgical music, books, choral collections, hymnals, missals, and support materials for the Catholic Church in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese. Spirit and Song, a division of OCP publishes Praise and Worship music for the Teen Life youth market.[1] OCP also publishes the Catholic Sentinel, the diocesan newspaper for the Archdiocese of Portland.

OCP represents such musical composers as Michael Joncas, Dan Schutte and members of the St. Louis Jesuits which Dan is also a member. Through its Spirit and Song label they represent Christian Singer and Songwriter, Matt Maher and other emerging artists. It offers worship programs that are used in two-thirds of all Catholic churches in the U.S., and in communities and ministries throughout the world.[2]

OCP is an owner of International Christian Resources, LLC which manages LicenSing, providing multiple license options and a digital Music Store of congregational editions, accompaniments, choral music and MP3's, representing more than 200 member publishers.[3]


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