Leon began his piano studies at the age of six with a local teacher he knew as "Mr. Ben." His grandmother, Mrs. Mary Bookman, became a religious mentor in the musical growth of her grandson. Being from a family of devout Baptists, Methodists and Pentecostals, he gained an integrated understanding of faith.
He first learned skills of directing congregational worship at his mother's church, the First Apostolic Fire Baptized Holiness Church of Coatesville. It was there that he also had a deep personal encounter with Jesus Christ. His talents and strong faith in God were reflected in the musical groups that he formed and directed such as the "Voices of Love" and the "Jubali Movement of Southern Pennsylvania."
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Display Title: Psalm 122: Let Us Go RejoicingFirst Line: I rejoiced because they said to meTune Title: [I rejoiced because they said to me]Author: Leon C. RobertsDate: 2011Subject: Faith | ; Family Life | ; Gathering | ; Journey | ; Joy | ; Peace | ; Praise | ; Unity |
Display Title: Psalm 122: Let Us Go RejoicingFirst Line: I rejoiced because they said to meTune Title: [I rejoiced because they said to me]Author: Bab Halligan Jr., b. 1953Scripture: Psalm 122:1-9Date: 2012Subject: Advent 1 | Year A; Common Psalm for Last Weeks in Ordinary Time | ; Joy | ; Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe | Year C; Rites of the Church | Dedication of a Church; Rites of the Church | Order of Christian Funerals: Funeral Liturgy for Adults; Rites of the Church | Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: Rite of Entrance into the Order of Catechumens; Service Music for Mass | Responsorial Psalm; Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest | Responsorial Psalm; The Liturgical Year | Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe