THOMAS (Haugen)

Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Title: THOMAS (Haugen)
Composer: Marty Haugen
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7
Incipit: 34556 45534 55431
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 1984, GIA Publications, Inc.

Texts

Tree of Life

When the bonds of love are breaking

When the bonds of love are breaking,
hands that linked withdraw and hide,
eyes that once had met in candour
now, distrustful, turn aside,
God of healing, reconcile!

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Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Catholic Book of Worship III #373

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #401

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #690

Common Praise (1998) #179

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #334

Gather (3rd ed.) #475

Gather Comprehensive #397

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #401

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #742

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #174

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #401

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #690

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #409

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #581

RitualSong #541

Voices United #121

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