John B. Foley

John B. Foley
Short Name: John B. Foley
Full Name: Foley, John B., 1939-
Birth Year: 1939

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 (formerly Oregon Catholic Press), National Association of Liturgical Resources and GIA Publications.

Since 1993, he is the director of the Center for Liturgy at St. Louis University. His music in contemporary Catholic culture.

John Foley is one of many musicians who compose contemporary Catholic liturgical music. This music has enjoyed widespread success throughout the English speaking world.

Texts by John B. Foley (20)sort descendingAsInstances
[Earthen Vessels]John Foley (Author)2
Gentile or JewJohn Foley, SJ, b. 1939 (Author)25
I fall on my knees to the Father of JesusJohn Foley, SJ, b. 1939 (Author)4
I say to my God, "you are my only God,John Foley, SJ (Author)3
I say to God, "you are my only God, I have no good except in you"John Foley, SJ (Author (verses))2
I will bless the Lord at all times, With praise ever in my mouthJohn Foley SJ (Author)7
[If God Is for Us] (Foley)John Foley (Author)2
Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoiceJohn B. Foley (Author)3
Light has shone in our darknessJohn B. Foley, SJ (Author)2
May we praise you, O LordJohn Foley, SJ, b. 1939 (Author)2
O let all who thirstJohn Foley, b. 1939 (Author)6
Out of the depths I cry to you. Lord, hear my pleaJohn Foley, SJ (Author)2
[Patience, People]John Foley (Author)2
Servo y seƱor John B. Foley (Author)3
The God who sends us forthJohn Foley, SJ, b. 1939 (Author)2
The Lord hears the cry of the poor, Blessed be the LordJohn B. Foley, SJ (Author)2
They brought their sick, he made them wellJohn Foley, SJm b, 1939 (Author)2
Trust in him at all timesJohn Foley, SJ, b. 1939 (Author)3
[Who Has Known] (Foley)John Foley (Author)2
You give marvelous comrades to meJohn Foley, SJ, b. 1939 (Author)3
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