Psalm 116: Our Blessing-Cup

How can I repay the Lord (¿Cómo le pagaré al Señor)

Author: Tony Alonso; Paraphraser (verses): Helen L. Wright
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Tony Alonso

Tony Alonso has published several collections of liturgical music and his music appears in many hymnals throughout the world. He has an Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University and a M.A. degree in theology from Loyola Marymount University.  Go to person page >

Paraphraser (verses): Helen L. Wright

Helen L. Wright (b. 1927) wrote the refrain for the Psalter Task Force of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), for which she served as chair. A native of Baltic, Ohio, Helen Wright is a graduate of the College of Wooster with a B.A. degree in English. For some years she served as treasurer and bookkeeper for her husband's medical corporation. She is an organist for the Presbyterian Church of Coshocton, Ohio, a position she has held for twenty-four years. Wright served on the Advisory Council for discipleship and worship of the United Presbyterian Church U.S.A. prior to the reunion of 1983. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How can I repay the Lord (¿Cómo le pagaré al Señor)
Title: Psalm 116: Our Blessing-Cup
Author: Tony Alonso
Paraphraser (verses): Helen L. Wright
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Our blessing-cup (El cáliz que bendecimos)
Notes: Antiphonal response to chanting of Psalm 114 or 116
Copyright: Response © 1963, The Grail, GIA Publications, Inc., agent; Words by permission of Hope Publishing Co.; Words by permission of Hope Publishing Co.



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #79
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #61
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #70
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #71b
Worship (4th ed.) #91
Worship: a hymnal and service book for Roman Catholics (3rd ed.) #63