Representative text cannot be shown for this hymn due to copyright.
See page scan previews below.
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 >
Display Title: Awake, O SleeperFirst Line: Once you were darknessTune Title: [Once you were darkness]Author: Marty Haugen, b. 1950Scripture: Ephesians 3:5; Ephesians 5:14Date: 1991Subject: Affirmation of Baptism | ; Holy Baptism | ; Light | ; Social Concern | ; Unity | ; Witness |
Display Title: Awake, O SleeperFirst Line: Once you were darknessTune Title: [Once you were darkness]Author: Marty Haugen, b. 1950Scripture: Ephesians 5:14Date: 1996Subject: Christian Initiation | ; Light | ; Penance |