Let the Heavens Be Glad

Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice

Author: John B. Foley
Tune: [Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice]
Published in 2 hymnals

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: Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice
Title: Let the Heavens Be Glad
Author: John B. Foley
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1970, 1974 John B. Foley, SJ, and New Dawn Music



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Hymnal: A Worship Book #187

Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #24

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