Psallite Deo (This Is the Day)

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Give thanks to the Lord, for God is good (Haugen)

Versifier: Marty Haugen
Tune: [Give thanks to the Lord, for God is good] (Haugen)
Published in 7 hymnals

Versifier: 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: Give thanks to the Lord, for God is good (Haugen)
Title: Psallite Deo (This Is the Day)
Latin Title: Psallite Deo
Versifier: Marty Haugen
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: This is the day
Copyright: © 1983, GIA Publications, Inc.; Refrain trans. © 1969, ICEL



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Gather (3rd ed.) #81

Gather Comprehensive #114

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #65

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #72

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #94

RitualSong #158

Worship (4th ed.) #92

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