Our Eyes are Turned

Oculi nostri ad Dominum Jesum (Our eyes are tuned to the Lord Jesus Christ)

Author: Jacques Berthier; Author: Communauté de Taizé
Tune: [Our eyes are turned to the Lord Jesus Christ]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Jacques Berthier

Jacques Berthier (27 June 1923 – 27 June 1994) was a French composer of liturgical music, best known for writing much of the music used at Taizé.  Go to person page >

Author: Communauté de Taizé

The Taizé Community is a community ecumenical based in Taize in France. Founded in 1940 by Brother Roger, it brings together a hundred brothers from around the world and have chosen to live together a life of prayer and celibacy in simplicity. The unity of Christian denominations and care for young adults are among the commitments of the Community since its inception. The Taizé Community was founded in Taizé in 1940 by Brother Roger Schutz, with the goal of "building a life together in which the gospel of reconciliation would be a concretely lived reality" . During the war he helps people in difficulty and hosts German refugees. In 1942, the Gestapo threatened to arrest brother Roger, who fled to Switzerland until the end of the wa… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oculi nostri ad Dominum Jesum (Our eyes are tuned to the Lord Jesus Christ)
Title: Our Eyes are Turned
Author: Jacques Berthier
Author: Communauté de Taizé
Language: English; Latin
Copyright: © 1998 Ateliers et Presses de Taizé, Taizé Community, France, GIA Publications, Inc., exclusive North American agent



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