The Hand of God Shall Hold You

Author: Marty Haugen

Marty Haugen, (born December 30, 1950 in Wanamingo, Minnesota), is an American composer of liturgical music. Marty Haugen was raised in the American Lutheran Church (ALC) in Minnesota, and also writes contemporary hymns and liturgies for the Lutheran church despite being a member the United Church of Christ. Despite being a non-Catholic, his music has found favor in the both liberal Roman Catholic and Protestant congregations. Haugen holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Luther College and an M.A. degree in Pastoral Studies from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. For the past 25 years Haugen has pursued a career as a liturgical composer and workshop presenter. The majority of his compositions are published by GIA Pu… 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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