Song of St. Patrick

Author: Marty Haugen

Marty Haugen, (born December 30, 1950 in Wanamingo, Minnesota), is an American composer of liturgical music. Marty Haugen was raised in the American Lutheran Church (ALC) in Minnesota, and also writes contemporary hymns and liturgies for the Lutheran church despite being a member the United Church of Christ. Despite being a non-Catholic, his music has found favor in the both liberal Roman Catholic and Protestant congregations. Haugen holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Luther College and an M.A. degree in Pastoral Studies from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. For the past 25 years Haugen has pursued a career as a liturgical composer and workshop presenter. The majority of his compositions are published by GIA Pu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ be ever before us
Title: Song of St. Patrick
Author: Marty Haugen
Source: Based on St. Patrick's Breastplate
Refrain First Line: May the Spirit of Christ be our hope
Copyright: © 1986, GIA Publications, Inc.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #483Page Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #793Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #703Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #685Page Scan
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #282



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