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Psalm 63: Your Love Is Finer Than Life

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 >

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First Line: As a dry and weary desert land
Title: Psalm 63: Your Love Is Finer Than Life
Author: Marty Haugen
Refrain First Line: O God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you
Copyright: © 1982, GIA Publications, Inc.

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Catholic Book of Worship III #13D

Gather (3rd ed.) #58

Gather Comprehensive #62

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #42

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #47

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