Light of Christ/Exsultet

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All the earth is ablaze with the glory of God

Author: Marty Haugen
Tune: [All earth is ablaze with the glory of God]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Marty Haugen

Marty Haugen (b. 1950), is a prolific liturgical composer with many songs included in hymnals across the liturgical spectrum of North American hymnals and beyond, with many songs translated into different languages. He was raised in the American Lutheran Church, received a BA in psychology from Luther College, yet found his first position as a church musician in a Roman Catholic parish at a time when the Roman Catholic Church was undergoing profound liturgical and musical changes after Vatican II. Finding a vocation in that parish to provide accessible songs for worship, he continued to compose and to study, receiving an MA in pastoral studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota. A number of liturgical settings were prepar… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All the earth is ablaze with the glory of God
Title: Light of Christ/Exsultet
Latin Title: Exsultet
Author: Marty Haugen
Source: Based on a prayer by James Dillet Freeman and the Exsultet
Refrain First Line: The light of Christ surrounds us
Copyright: © 1987, GIA Publications, Inc.



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Gather Comprehensive #511

RitualSong #647

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