Psalm 51: Be Merciful, O Lord

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Have mercy on me, God, in your kindness (Haugen)

Author: Marty Haugen
Tune: [Have mercy on me, God, in your kindness] (Haugen)
Published in 8 hymnals

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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: Have mercy on me, God, in your kindness (Haugen)
Title: Psalm 51: Be Merciful, O Lord
Author: Marty Haugen
Source: Antiphon: Lectionary for Mass
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Be merciful, O Lord, we have sinned
Copyright: Refrain trans. © 1969, ICEL; Psalm © 1983, GIA Publications, Inc.; Verses © 1983, GIA Publications, Inc.; Antiphon © 1969, 1918, 1997, ICEL



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Gather (3rd ed.) #51

Gather Comprehensive #56

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #41

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #42

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #60

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #61

RitualSong #83

Worship (4th ed.) #54

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