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O Child of promise, come!

Author: James Quinn, S. J.

James Quinn (b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 21, 1919; d. Edinburgh, Scotland, April 8, 2010) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1950. As a consultant for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, sparked by Vatican II, he has exerted influence far beyond his native Scotland. A collection of his hymn texts is available from Selah Publishing company. Sing a New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Child of promise, come!
Author: James Quinn, S. J.
Publication Date: 1983
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1983.

Tune

LAUDERDALE


ST. THOMAS (Williams)

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…

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VENICE


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Ancient and Modern #44a

Ancient and Modern #44b

The Summit Choirbook #3

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