The Hand of God Shall Hold You

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 >

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First Line: May God's light shine ever upon you
Title: The Hand of God Shall Hold You
Author: Marty Haugen
Source: In paradisum; Rite of Funerals (v. 2)
Refrain First Line: The hand of God shall hold you
Copyright: © 1994, GIA Publications, Inc.; Verse 2 © 1970 ICEL



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