Wood of the Cradle

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Wood of the cradle, wood of the cross
Title: Wood of the Cradle
Author: Francis Patrick O'Brien
Meter: 9.10.9.10 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: This, this is Jesus the Lord
Copyright: © 2002, GIA Publications, Inc.

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #436Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #358Page Scan
Worship (4th ed.) #431



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