Composer: John B. Foley

John Foley, S. J. (born 1939) is an American composer of Catholic liturgical music and a professor of liturgy at St. Louis University. Among his better known compositions are "One Bread, One Body" (1978), "Earthen Vessels" (1975), "Come to the Water" (1978), "The Cry of the Poor" (1978), "For You Are My God" (1970), and the album "As a River of Light" (1989). Much of his early work on liturgical music was as a member of a group called the St. Louis Jesuits, with whom he released several albums. Other members of the St. Louis Jesuits were Dan Schutte, Bob Dufford, Roc O'Connor, and Tim Manion. He has also released several solo collections of liturgical music. Both the solo and the group efforts were released through publishers OCP (former… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John B. Foley
Meter: 4.4.6 with refrain
Incipit: 1121D 55543 U1243 21321
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: © 1978 John B. Foley, SJ and OCP Publications


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Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #461
Chalice Hymnal #393
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #665
Common Praise (1998) #73
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #496
Gather (3rd ed.) #932
Gather Comprehensive #830
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #813
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #530Text InfoAudio
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #525
Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #181
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #760
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #151
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #835
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #756
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #242
Singing the New Testament #153
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #570
The United Methodist Hymnal #620
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #467
With One Voice #710
Worship (4th ed.) #931
Worship and Rejoice #689
찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #237