A Great Cloud of Witnesses

By God's grace we were blessed to have heroes strong and true

Author: Marty Haugen
Tune: [By God's grace we were blessed to have heroes strong and true]
Published in 1 hymnal

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: By God's grace we were blessed to have heroes strong and true
Title: A Great Cloud of Witnesses
Author: Marty Haugen
Language: English
Refrain First Line: And a great cloud of witnesses surrounds us
Copyright: © 2015, GIA Publications, Inc.

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #991

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