Composer: John B. Foley

John Foley, S. J. (born 1939) is an American composer of Catholic liturgical music and a professor of liturgy at St. Louis University. Among his better known compositions are "One Bread, One Body" (1978), "Earthen Vessels" (1975), "Come to the Water" (1978), "The Cry of the Poor" (1978), "For You Are My God" (1970), and the album "As a River of Light" (1989). Much of his early work on liturgical music was as a member of a group called the St. Louis Jesuits, with whom he released several albums. Other members of the St. Louis Jesuits were Dan Schutte, Bob Dufford, Roc O'Connor, and Tim Manion. He has also released several solo collections of liturgical music. Both the solo and the group efforts were released through publishers OCP (former… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John B. Foley
Meter: 4.4.6 with refrain
Incipit: 11215 55431 24321
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1978 John B. Foley, SJ and OCP Publications


Instances (1 - 27 of 27)

Ancient and Modern #461

Cáliz de Bendiciones #324

Chalice Hymnal #393

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #665

Common Praise (1998) #73

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #496

Gather (3rd ed.) #932

Gather Comprehensive #830

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #813

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Glory to God #530

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #525

Hymns of Promise #181

Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #760

Lift Every Voice and Sing II #151

Lift Up Your Hearts #835

Mil Voces para Celebrar #324

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #756

Singing Our Faith #242

Singing the New Testament #153

The Covenant Hymnal #570


The United Methodist Hymnal #620

This Far By Faith #122

Voices United #467

With One Voice #710

Worship (4th ed.) #931

Worship and Rejoice #689

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #237

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