Mercy, O God

Author: Francis Patrick O'Brien

Francis Patrick O'Brien Ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston in 1985, Fran has spent all of his priesthood in parish and campus ministry, where, along with his sacramental and parochial duties, he has frequently served as music director and composer. He is currently pastor of St. Matthias Parish in Marlborough, MA, a western suburb of Boston. Fran began working in music ministry at age thirteen as accompanist for the children’s choir in his home parish. He moved up the ranks from fill-in organist to music director while still in high school. During those years, Fran began composing for liturgy, taking inspiration from the works of Alexander Peloquin, Lucien Deiss, Michael Joncas and the St. Louis Jesuits. Fran later studie… Go to person page >

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First Line: Gather the people, the children, the elders
Title: Mercy, O God
Author: Francis Patrick O'Brien
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Mercy, mercy. Send down your mercy
Copyright: © 2001, GIA Publications, Inc.



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