As Morning Breaks

O God, you are my God, for you I long; For you my soul is thirsting

Adapter (verses): Michael Joncas
Tune: [As morning breaks I look to you] (Joncas)
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Adapter (verses): Michael Joncas

Michael Joncas is a liturgical composer, author, speaker, and professor who is perhaps best known for his song "On Eagle's Wings." He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in English from the University of St. Thomas and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a master's degree in theology and liturgical studies. Michael also graduated summa cum laude with degrees in liturgical studies from Pontificio Istituto Liturgico of the Ateneo Sant'Anselmo. From 1980 to 1984, he was associate pastor with Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Maplewood, Minnesota. Following that assignment, he was campus minister and education director for the Newman Center at the University of Minnesota from 198… Go to person page >

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First Line: O God, you are my God, for you I long; For you my soul is thirsting
Title: As Morning Breaks
Adapter (verses): Michael Joncas
Source: Antiphon from Liturgy of the Hours
Language: English
Refrain First Line: As morning breaks I look to you
Copyright: Antiphon © ICEL


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Catholic Book of Worship III #657