Send Down the Fire

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Call us to be your compassion

Author: Marty Haugen
Tune: [Call us to be your compassion]
Published in 6 hymnals

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: Call us to be your compassion
Title: Send Down the Fire
Author: Marty Haugen
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Send down the fire of your justice
Copyright: © 1989, GIA Publications, Inc.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Gather (3rd ed.) #557

Gather Comprehensive #466

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #477

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #653

Singing Our Faith #176

Singing the Faith #413

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