Suzanne Toolan, RSM
On the first Friday of every month, Taizé evening prayer around the cross is celebrated in the chapel at Mercy Center, a retreat facility in Burlingame, California. The event attract hundreds every month who gather to sing the music of Taizé, to hear God's word, and to reflect in the atmosphere of candlelight. the director of this prayer experience is Sister Suzanne Toolan, RSM. most of us know her as the composer of "I Am the Bread of Life."
Born in Lansing, Michigan, Sister Suzanne moved to Hollywood at age seventeen. It was in Hollywood she became a student of Richard Keys Biggs. After her profession as a Sister of Mercy, she earned a masters degree in humanities and then began her teaching career. In addition… Go to person page >
Tune Title: [Day and night I cry to you]First Line: O LORD and God of my salvationComposer: Joseph Gelineau, SJ; Suzanne Tolan, SM; Gregory J. Polan, OSBKey: a minorDate: 2011Source: Conception Abbey Tone: Mode 4; Gelineau tone: Mode Re