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Sent Forth by God's Blessing

Author: Omer Westendorf

Omer Westendorf, one of the earliest lyricists for Roman Catholic liturgical music in English, died on October 22, 1997, at the age of eighty-one. Born on February 24, 1916, Omer got his start in music publishing after World War II, when he brought home for his parish choir in Cincinnati some of the Mass settings he had discovered in Holland. Interest in the new music being published in Europe led to his creation of the World Library of Sacred Music, initially a music-importing firm that brought much of this new European repertoire to U.S. parishes. Operating out of a garage in those early years, Omer often joked about the surprised expressions of visitors who stopped by and found a wide range of sheet music in various states of “stora… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sent forth by God's blessing
Title: Sent Forth by God's Blessing
Author: Omer Westendorf (1964)
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1964 World Library Publications, Inc.



Instances (1 - 29 of 29)

Ambassador Hymnal #284

Catholic Book of Worship III #533

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #519

Christian Worship #318

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #443


Evangelical Lutheran Worship #547

Hymnal Supplement II #79

Hymnal #478

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #510

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #578

Hymns of the Saints #493


Lift Up Your Hearts #936

Lutheran Book of Worship #221

Lutheran Service Book #643

Lutheran Worship #247

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #647

People's Mass Book, New Daily Missal Edition #d125

Peoples Mass Book. Complete Daily Missal Edition #d124

Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #307

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #407

The Covenant Hymnal #664

The New Century Hymnal #76

The United Methodist Hymnal #664

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #327

Together in Song #531

Voices United #481

We Celebrate with Song #d178

Worship and Rejoice #712

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #366

Exclude 4 pre-1979 instances
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