One Bread, One Body

Author: John B. Foley

John Foley, S. J. (born 1939) is an American composer of Catholic liturgical music and a professor of liturgy at St. Louis University. Among his better known compositions are "One Bread, One Body" (1978), "Earthen Vessels" (1975), "Come to the Water" (1978), "The Cry of the Poor" (1978), "For You Are My God" (1970), and the album "As a River of Light" (1989). Much of his early work on liturgical music was as a member of a group called the St. Louis Jesuits, with whom he released several albums. Other members of the St. Louis Jesuits were Dan Schutte, Bob Dufford, Roc O'Connor, and Tim Manion. He has also released several solo collections of liturgical music. Both the solo and the group efforts were released through publishers OCP (former… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gentile or Jew
Title: One Bread, One Body
Author: John B. Foley
Meter: 4.4.6 with refrain
Source: Didache 9
Refrain First Line: One bread, one body
Copyright: © 1978, John B. Foley SJ and OCP Publications



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