ST. BRENDAN'S

Composer: Peter Scholtes

Peter Scholtes (1938–2009) Peter was born in Evanston, Illinois and grew up in Oak Park, where he attended Ascension School and Fenwick High School before studying at Quigley and St. Mary of the Lake-Mundelein seminaries. He earned his Masters in Adult Education and Organization Development at Boston University. Peter wrote the hymn "They'll Know We Are Christians by Our Love" while he was a parish priest at St. Brendan's on the South Side of Chicago in the 1960s. At the time, he was leading a youth choir out of the church basement and was looking for an appropriate song for a series of ecumenical, interracial events. When he couldn't find such a song, he wrote the now-famous hymn in a single day. His experiences at St. Brendan's, a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ST. BRENDAN'S
Composer: Peter Scholtes
Meter: 7.6.7.6.8.6
Incipit: 57117 13571 17115
Key: f minor
Copyright: © 1966 F.E.L. Publications, assigned to The Lorenz Corp., 1991

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • Mark Hayes Miniatures: Short Selections for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 52
  • The Church Pianist Volume 18 Number 6 July August 2002: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors David Sarandon; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2002) pp. 14
  • Creative Keyboard's Complete Church Pianist: Hymn Arrangements for Every Occasion
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Creative Keyboard Publications (2000) pp. 106
  • Contemporary Christian Classics for Piano
    Composer/Editors Peter Scholtes; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 10
  • The Church Pianist Volume 10 Number 3 January February 1994: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 26
  • Morning Has Broken: For Piano
    Composer/Editor John F. Wilson
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1977) pp. 18
  • Ron Boud Piano Stylings
    Composer/Editor Ron Boud
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1972) pp. 8

Organ Solo

  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 5 Pentecost and Trinity: 27 Original Pieces on hymns for Pentecost and Trinity
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell; David Schelat
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2016) pp. 75
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 5 Pentecost and Trinity: 27 Original Pieces on hymns for Pentecost and Trinity
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell; David Schelat
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2016) pp. 75
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 58
    Composer/Editors Peter Scholtes; Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 22
  • The Organist Volume 118 Number 4 September October 2014: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 22
  • Holy Is the Lord: Treasured Hymns Old and New For Organ
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 9
  • My Jesus, I Love Thee: Hymns of Introspection for Organ
    Composer/Editors James Southbridge; Peter Scholtes; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 29
  • The Organist Volume 105 Number 3 July August 2001: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Carol M. Johnson; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2001) pp. 90
  • The Easy Organ Collection: Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editors Mark Barnard; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 9
  • Contemporary Christian Classics for Organ
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 5
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 16: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 29
  • For All the Saints: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 18
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 56 Number 3 January 1993: A Bi-monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 24
  • The Organist Volume 97 Number 4 September 1993: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 29
  • The Organist Volume 97 Number 4 September 1993: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 29
  • The Organist Volume 97 Number 4 September 1993: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 29
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 44 Number 4 April 1981: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 42
  • Morning Has Broken: For Organ
    Composer/Editor John F. Wilson
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1976) pp. 28
  • He's Everything to Me
    Composer/Editors Peter Scholtes; Fred Bock
    Published By: Gentry Publications - Theodore Presser Co. (1973) pp. 18
  • Preludes and Postludes Volume 1: General Postludes
    Composer/Editor Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1972) pp. 8
  • Two Folk-Hymn Preludes: Organ Settings by Philip Gehring
    Composer/Editor Philip Gehring
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1972) pp. 4
  • Four Hymns for the Organ
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1971) pp. 2

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Spirituals and Hymns: For Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editor Dorothy Wells
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1994) pp. 2
  • Keyboard Duets for Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1973) pp. 12

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Best of Sacred Songs 1970 Edition: A Collection of Sacred Songs for Piano / Vocal
    Composer/Editors Fred Bock; Peter Scholtes
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1969) pp. 34

Instances

Instances (1 - 33 of 33)

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #385

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #583

Cáliz de Bendiciones #267

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #272

Celebremos Su Gloria #358

Chalice Hymnal #494

El Himnario #223

El Himnario Presbiteriano #a223

Gather (3rd ed.) #835

Gather Comprehensive #735

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #728

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #544

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #300

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #495

Hymns of Promise #94

Hymns of the Saints #466

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #849

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #832

Audio

Lift Up Your Hearts #256

Mil Voces para Celebrar #267

One in Faith #688

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #669

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #136

Santo, Santo, Santo #232

Sing Joyfully #119

Sing the Faith #2223

The Book of Praise #471

The Celebration Hymnal #429

The Faith We Sing #2223

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #284

Voices Together #387

Worship and Rejoice #595

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #257

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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