Mette to share music in Dwight, Campus this weekend

DWIGHT — Musician and speaker Michael James Mette will share his music and faith with area Catholics on the weekend of May 31-June 1.

Mette will provide music during Masses at St. Patrick Church, 100 W. Mazon in Dwight, at 5 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. on Sunday, and at Sacred Heart Church, 205 Elm St. in Campus, at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

In addition, he will perform in concert at St. Patrick Hall in Dwight at 7 p.m. Sunday evening. Admission is free, and a free-will offering will be received to support his music ministry.

Mette describes his music as a modern reflection of his faith blending alternative rock with faith-based lyrics. He and his wife, Michelle, have five children.

After serving in the Air Force, Mette completed a degree in theology and worked for 10 years in parish ministry. But he felt increasingly called to share the Gospel through music.

His debut album, “Always What I Need” (2010) encourages trust in God’s providence. His second album “Bring Forth the Light” (2012) reflects a more mature view of the Catholic faith, exploring musical themes of human love, life, and the afterlife.

Learn more about him at

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