James Quinn (b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 21, 1919; d. Edinburgh, Scotland, April 8, 2010) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1950. As a consultant for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, sparked by Vatican II, he has exerted influence far beyond his native Scotland. A collection of his hymn texts is available from Selah Publishing company.
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LLANFAIR is usually attributed to Welsh singer Robert Williams (b. Mynydd Ithel, Anglesey, Wales, 1781; d. Mynydd Ithel, 1821), whose manuscript, dated July 14, 1817, included the tune. Williams lived on the island of Anglesey. A basket weaver with great innate musical ability, Williams, who was bli…
Display Title: Easter glory fills the sky, alleluiaFirst Line: Easter glory fills the sky, alleluiaTune Title: LLANFAIRAuthor: James Quinn, 1919-Meter: 74.74 DScripture: 1 Corinthians 15:20-23; Colossians 1:15-18; John 20:1-18; Luke 24:1-2; Mark 16:1-14; Matthew 28:1-10Date: 1999Subject: Eternal Life | ; Eucharist | ; Jesus Christ | Resurrection; Resurrection | ; Saints Days and Holy Days | Apostles; Saints Days and Holy Days | Mary, the Mother of th Lord; Saints Days and Holy Days | St Mary Magdalene; Saints Days and Holy Days | St Peter