The Lord Is Near

The Lord is my light and my salvation, there is nothing at all I fear

Author: Michael Joncas
Tune: [The Lord is my light and my salvation] (Joncas)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: 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 >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord is my light and my salvation, there is nothing at all I fear
Title: The Lord Is Near
Author: Michael Joncas
Refrain First Line: O the Lord is near to all who call on him
Copyright: © 1979, New Dawn Music



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Catholic Book of Worship III #49
Gather (3rd ed.) #692
Gather Comprehensive #619
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #599