Watch, O Lord

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Tend your ailing ones

Author: St. Augustine; Adapter: Marty Haugen
Tune: [Tend your ailing ones]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: St. Augustine

St. Augustine, born in Africa; wrote six books on music, which were printed at Lyons, 1586, eleven hundred forty six years after his death, which took place A.D. 440. A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876 Go to person page >

Adapter: 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Tend your ailing ones
Title: Watch, O Lord
Author: St. Augustine
Adapter: Marty Haugen
Refrain First Line: Watch, O Lord, with all those awake this night
Copyright: Adapt. © 2003, GIA Publications, Inc

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Gather (3rd ed.) #860

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #753

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #952

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