O God Of Light

Author: James Quinn, SJ, b. 1919

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 God of light, the dawning day
Title: O God Of Light
Author: James Quinn, SJ, b. 1919
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Used by permission of Geoffrey Chapman. A division of Cassell PLC, London, England

Tune

PUER NOBIS NASCITUR

PUER NOBIS is a melody from a fifteenth-century manuscript from Trier. However, the tune probably dates from an earlier time and may even have folk roots. PUER NOBIS was altered in Spangenberg's Christliches GesangbUchlein (1568), in Petri's famous Piae Cantiones (1582), and again in Praetorius's (P…

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Catholic Book of Worship III #13C

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