Rory Cooney

Rory Cooney
Short Name: Rory Cooney
Full Name: Cooney, Rory, 1952-
Birth Year: 1952

Rory Cooney is an accomplished composer, skilled liturgist and parish music director. His music expresses a deep reverence for the text as well as a lively concern for the practical needs of the parish. He has published several recordings and his compositions have appeared in Glory & Praise, Breaking Bread and Music Issue.

He has a bachelor's degree in liberal studies from St. Mary's of the Barrens Seminary in Perryville, Missouri and a two year certificate from Corpus Christi Center for Advanced Liturgical Study.

Rory works with various institutes of the North American Forum on the Catechumenate and Institutes on the Christian Initiation of Children. After 11 years serving as director of liturgy and music at St. Jerome Catholic Community in Phoenix, he is currently the parish music director at St. Anne’s Church in Barrington, Illinois.

Texts by Rory Cooney (33)sort descendingAsInstances
Brought by your hand to the edge of our dreamsRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)4
Come to me, come to usRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)4
Gather, disciples, your master to meetRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)2
Happy are they whose way is blamelessRory Cooney (author)2
Happy is he whose sin is forgivenRory Cooney (author)2
Here in this world where darkness surrounds usRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)2
Hold us in your mercyRory Cooney (Author)3
In days to come the desert shall bloomRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)3
In my hour of despair, bereft and betrayedRory Cooney (Adapter)2
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the worldRory Cooney (Author (add. Text))4
Long was I waiting for GodRory Cooney (Author)4
Look to God when you are sureRory Cooney (Author)2
Lord, you are my shepherdRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author (refrain))2
Maker's love poured out from heavenRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)4
My soul cries out with a joyful shoutRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)12
My soul is longing for GodRory Cooney (Author)2
O the weary world is trudgingRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)3
O you who taught the mud to dreamRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)2
Other spirits, lesser godsRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)5
Rejoice, you saints, in GodRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)2
There is a mountain there is a seaRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)4
This bread is spiritRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)3
This is the bread of Israel's wanderingRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)4
Up from the earth, and surging like a waveRory Cooney (Author)2
Wealth can be an idolRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)4
What God has spoken I will declareRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)2
When I see the heavensRory Cooney (Author)2
When they heard that Jesus was comingRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)5
Where ever there is charityRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)2
Wherever you go, I will followRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)5
Whom shall we live for?Rory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)4
Windfall of way-bread scatteered on sandRory Cooney, b. 1952 (Author)2
Your presence all around themRory Cooney (Author)2
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