In Caelo - Songs for a Pilgrim People

Described as "a new hymnal from Veritas for the twenty-first century", this book was published in 1999 by Veritas Publications of Dublin, and edited by Liam Lawton.

There is a preface by Lawton, which acknowledges the assistance of the Veritas Editorial Board (Fr Séan Melody, Maura Hyland and Aideen Quigley) and Helen McGrath Sinéad Cunningham and Patricia Hegarty, and the support of Bishop Laurence Ryan of Kildare and Leighlin.

It includes:
  • 111 hymns and psalms in English, 
  • 28 in Irish, 
  • 8 in Latin, and 
  • 3 in some combinations of these.
There are no Mass parts or other service music, but there are a number of settings of the Psalms.   Some are more suitable for choirs, but many have at least some parts set for the congregation as well as cantor, soloist or choir.

The contents listing at the front is the book is an alphabetical listing by title.   At the end of the book is a set of copyright acknowledgements, ordered by song number, and a liturgical index with suggestions for each of
  • Mass functions (Entrance, Psalm settings, Presentation of the gifts, Communion, Recessional)
  • Special occasions (Funerals, Weddings)
  • Children
  • Sacraments (Penance, Confirmation, Baptism)
  • Interchuurch
  • Mary
  • Irish saints
  • Seasons (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter)
  • Pastoral care
  • Pilgrimage / heritage
  • Style (Taizé, Gregorian chant)


Cover design is by Bill Taylor.   Music setting and layout is by Top Type Music Bureau of Dublin, and printing is by Colour Books Ltd also of Dublin.

There are two editions:  the melody / people's edition is bound paperback, 152 pages, and size 20.8 x 15.2 x 2.2 cm - and it is what the contents listing below is based on.
ISBN13: 9781853904660
ISBN10: 185390466X

There is an accompanying spiral-bound A4-size organ edition.

The book is still in-print and copies are available from Veritas and also via Amazon.co.uk (UK and Ireland) and Amazon.com (rest of the world).


About the contents listing

In the listing below, composer, author and copyright ownership are shown as they are recorded in the book, in accordance with this site's copyright policies.    This means that the copyright information is not necessarily correct today.

Detail  pages for some songs are linked from the titles, and more detail-pages will be added as time and copyright permissions allow..  They may include:
  • background information about the hymn, 
  • the full lyrics, 
  • downloadable PowerPoint slides of the words, 
  • sheet music (lead-sheet and/or guitar chords only), 
  • (links to) samples of the song.  

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Table of Contents


Title (first-line) Number
A Athair dhìlis 1
A Athair dhilis an AonMhic
Lyrics: Tomás Ó Fiach © Not stated
Tune: Cathal Ó Ceallacháin © Not stated
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 3
A Dhia is a Athair 2
A Dhia is a Athair is ag triall or a thagaimid
Lyrics: Breandáin Ó Duibhlin and Baile an Fhertéaraigh © Thomas Egan
Tune: Thomas Egan © Thomas Egan
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
A Íosa 3
A Íosa, a Íosa / Nach bhfanfaidh sibh liom deir an Tiarna
Lyrics: Adapted from a traditional Irish prayer by Máire Ní Dhuibhir © Máire Ní Dhuibhir
Tune: Máire Ní Dhuibhir © Máire Ní Dhuibhir
Score: Melody line
Based on: Matthew 5
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 4
A Íosa Bháin 4
A Íosa bháín, id' láthair gheod / Ó a Shlánaitheoir
Lyrics: Adapted from a traditional Irish prayer by Séan Ó Riada © The estate of Séan Ó Riada
Tune: Seán Ó Riada (1931-1970) © Séan Ó Riada
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
A Íosa Glan mo Chroíse 5
Lyrics & tune: Traditional Irish
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
A Íosa Mhilis 6
A Íosa mhilis, A Íosa mhilis,
Lyrics & tune: Pat Ahern © Pat Ahern
Score: SATB lines
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
A New Hymn of Praise 7
A new hymn of praise let us sing / This is the day the Lord has made
Lyrics: J Moloney © Not stated
Tune: A Lesbordes © Not stated
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Ag Críost an Síol 8
Ag Críost an síol, ag Chriost an fómhar
Lyrics: Traditional Irish - adapted by Séan Ó Riada © The estate of Séan Ó Riada
Tune: Séan Ó Riada © The estate of Séan Ó Riada
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
All Are Welcome 9
Let us buid a house where / All are welcome
Lyrics & tune: Marty Haugen (1950-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune-name: TWIN OAKS
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
All I Once Held Dear (Knowing You)  10
All I once held dear, built my life upon / Knowing you Jesus
Lyrics & tune: Graham Kendrick © Make Way Musc, Surrey, England
Score: Melody line
Based on: Phil 3:7-11
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
All People that On Earth Do Dwell 11
Lyrics: Adapted by Anthony Petti from William Kethe (1593) © Faber Music Ltd, London
Tune: Louis Bourgeois (18510-1561)
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 100
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
All the Ends of the Earth 99
All the ends of the earth have seen the power of God / Sing to the Lord a new song
Lyrics & tune: Adapted by David Haas and Marty Haugen © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 98
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Alleluia 12
Alleluia / Jesus is risen, he has saved his people
Lyrics & tune: Bernard Sexton © Irish Episcopal Commission on Catechetics
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 1
Alleluia! God Goes Up with Shouts of Joy 95
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. / All peoples clap your hands
Lyrics & tune: John O'Keeffe © John O'Keeffe
Tune-name: OMNES GENTES
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 46
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Alleluia, Sing! 13
Blessed be our God / Alleluia sing
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
An tAiséirí 14
Sé Íosa an firéan ashaothraigh ár nanam
Lyrics & tune: Adaptedf from a traditional Irish work by Séan Óg Ó Tuama © The estate of Séan Óg Ó Tuama
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
Attende Domine 15
Ad te Rexsumme / Attende Domine et miserere
Lyrics: From an ancient Mozarabic litany
Tune: Plainchant - traditional
Score: Melody line
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 1
Away in a Manger 16
Away in a manger no crib for a bed
Lyrics & tune: William James Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Be Still 17
Be still for the presence of the Lord
Lyrics & tune: David Evans © Kingsway's Thank You Music
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Be Thou My Vision 18
Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
Lyrics: Eleanor Hull (1860 -1935) and Mary E Byrne (1880-1931) © The estate of Eleanor Hull
Tune: Traditional
Tune-name: SLANE
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Lyrics from "The Poem of the Gael"
Be With Me 98
Be with me Lord when I am in trouble / You who dwell in the shelter
Lyrics & tune: Marty Haugen (1950-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 91
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Bi Íosa Im Chroíse 19
Bi Íosa im chroíse, 'sim' chuimhne gach udar,
Lyrics & tune: Traditional Irish
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 3
Canaig¡ Amhrán Nua Do'n Tiarna  20
Lyrics & tune: Tomás Ó Canainn © Tomás Ó Canainn
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 97
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 3
Canticle of Simeon 21
Save us Lord wile we are awake / At last all powerful Master
Lyrics & tune: John McGann (1961-) © John McGann (1961-)
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 1
Text adapted from the English translation of the Breviary
Canticle of the Sun 22
The heavens are telling the glory of God / Sing of the sun, the bringer of day
Lyrics & tune: Marty Haugen (1950-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB lines
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Céad Míle Fáilte Romhat 23
Lyrics: Traditional Irish
Tune: Traditional Irish © O'Carroll Publications
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
Céad Moladh Le Muire Bheannaithe 24
Lyrics: Traditional Irish - adapted by Séan Óg Ó Tuama © The estate of Séan Óg Ó Tuama
Tune: Séan Óg Ó Tuama (1912-1980) © The estate of Séan Óg Ó Tuama
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
Christ Be Beside Me 25
Christ be beside me, Christ be
Lyrics: Traditional Irish
Tune: Adapted from St Patrick's Breastplate" by James Quinn SJ (b 1919) © Not stated
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Christ Be Our Light 26
Longing for light we wait in darkness / Christ be our light, shine in our hearts
Lyrics & tune: Bernadette Farrell © Bernadette Farrell
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Christ is My Light 27
Christ is my light, lights up my days / Fills me with hope, fills me with peace
Lyrics & tune: Peter Watcyn-Jones © Kevin Mayhew Ltd
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Christmas Day is Come  28
Christmas Day is come let us prepare for mirth
Lyrics: Traditional Irish
Tune: Traditional Irish melody © Arrangement 1982 Noirín Ní Riaín
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Text from Kilmore Quay, Co Waterford - 17th century
Clouds Veil, The 124
Bright the starts at night / Even though the clouds shield the stars
Lyrics: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Come and Fill This Temple  29
Come O come and fill this temple / There's a place of unity
Lyrics & tune: Arlene Friesen © Birdwing Music
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
Come Christians All Rejoice  30
Alleluia / Come Christians all rejoice
Lyrics: Anthony Petti © Faber Music Ltd
Tune: Not stated
Tune-name: O FILII ET FILIAE
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 7
Tune is from "Airs sur les Hymes Sacres, Odes et Noels", 1623
Come O Creator 31
Come O creator spirit blest
Lyrics: Edward Caswall (1814-78)
Tune: Samuel Webbe (1740-1836)
Tune-name: VENI CREATOR
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Críost Liom 32
Críost Liom,Críost romham, Críost im dhaiadh
Lyrics & tune: Séan Ó Riada © The estate of Séan Ó Riada
Tune-name: LÚIREACH PHÁDRAIG
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
Darkest Midnight, The 125
The darkest midnight in December
Lyrics: Traditional Irish
Tune: Traditional Irish melody © Not stated
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
The text is from the 17th century, from Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford
Deers Cry, The 126
I arise today through the strength of heaven
Lyrics: Traditional Irish prayer
Tune: Shaun Davey © Shaun Davey Music
Score: SATB and solo
Language: English
Number of verses: 1
Deus Meus Adiuva Me 33
Lyrics: Séan Óg Ó Tuama © The estate of Séan Óg Ó Tuama
Tune: Séan Óg Ó Tuama © The estate of Séan Óg Ó Tuama and Daniel McNulty
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish / Latin
Number of verses: 4
Do This in Memory 34
Sing, Sing to Jesus / Take bread and wine, blessed and broken
Lyrics & tune: Cyril Murphy © Irish Espiscopal Commission on Catechetics
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
Dóchas Linn Naomh Padraig 35
Lyrics & tune: Traditional Irish
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
Dominican Magnificat  36
To praise, my soul rejoices in God / Magnificant, magnificat
Lyrics & tune: Feargal King © Feargal King / Kingsway Music
Score: SAB and Melody lines
Based on: Luke 1:46-55
Language: Latin and English
Number of verses: 3
Adapted from the Dominican motto "Laudare, Benedicare, Praedicare" - To Praise, to Bless, to Preach
Don Oíche Üd I mBeithil 37
Lyrics & tune: Séan Óg Ó Tuama © The estate of Séan Óg Ó Tuama
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
Tune and lyrics adapted from a traditional Irish work
Eat This Bread 38
Eat this bread, drink this cup / Christ is the bread of life
Lyrics & tune: Robert J Batastini and the Taizé Community © Ateliers et Presses de Taizé
Score: SATB
Based on: John 6
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Even in the Darkness You Are Near 39
Even in the darkness you are near / O Lord you search me and you know me
Lyrics: Response: Ian Matthew © Not stated
Tune: Ronan McDonagh © Ronan McDonagh
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 138
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
From the Mass of St John of the Cross
Ever, Evermore, Everlastingly  40
Ever, Evermore, Everlastingly  / God be with us on this day
Lyrics & tune: Micheál Ó Suilleabháin © Eye Music, Ireland
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 16
From the Mass "Miss Gadelica" commissioned by the Irish Christian Brothers in 1994 to mark the 150th anniversary of the death of their founder
Faoi mar a shantaionn an eilit na sruthanna uisce 94
Santaíonn m'a nam thusa a Dhia / Faoi mar a shantaionn an eilit na sruthanna uisce
Lyrics & tune: Veronica Ní Chinnéide © Veronica Ní Chinnéide
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 42 and 43
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 6
Fíilte an Linbh 41
Céad fáilte momhat a Linbh / Dia do bheatha idir asal is clamh gan riar
Lyrics & tune: Pat Ahern © Pat Ahern
Score: SATB and melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
For Ever I Will Sing 97
Forever I will sing of the goodness of the Lord / I have found David my servant
Lyrics & tune: Marty Haugen (1950-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 89
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
From Heaven You Came (The Servant King) 42
From heaven you came / This is our God, the servant king
Lyrics & tune: Graham Kendrick © Kingsway's Thank You Music
Score: Melody line
Based on: Isaiah 53, Matthew 20, 26 et al
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Gabham Molta Bhríde 43
Lyrics & tune: Séan Óg Ó Tuama © The estate of Séan Óg Ó Tuama
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 3
God of Day and God of Darkness 44
God of day and god of darkness
Lyrics: Marty Haugen (1950-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: From "The Sacred Harp" 1844 © Harmony: GIA Publications
Tune-name: BEACH SPRING
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
God of Mercy and Compassion 45
God of mercy and compassion look with pity upon me
Lyrics: Michael Hodgetts © Michael Hodgetts
Tune: Traditional French
Tune-name: AU SANG QU'UN DIEU
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Text adapted from the Lenten Hymn by Edward Vaughas (1827-1908)
Gods Blessing Sends Us Forth 46
God's blessing sends us forth strengthened for our task on earth
Lyrics: Omer Westendord © World Library Publications
Tune: Schonster Herr Jesus: schlesiche Volkisleder © Not stated
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Hail Mary, Mother of God 47
Hail Mary, mother of God / Daughter of God's love, highly favoured
Lyrics & tune: John McGann (1961-) © John McGann (1961-)
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Hail Queen of Heaven 48
Hail queen of heaven the ocean star
Lyrics: John Lingard (1717-1851)
Tune: H F Hemy
Tune-name: SALVE REGINA
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
Healer of My Soul 49
Healer of my soul, keep me at even
Lyrics & tune: John Michael Talbot © Birdwing Music
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
Hiding Place 50
I will search in the silence / Where can I discover the wellspring
Lyrics & tune: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Descant and melody line
Based on: Psalm 17
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Holy Gifts 51
Holy gifts for holy people / This is what we have been told
Lyrics & tune: Stephen Dean (1948-) © Stephen Dean (1948-)
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Holy God We Praise Thy Name 52
Lyrics: Clarence A Walworth (1820-1900)
Tune: Not stated
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Text from "Te Deum Iaudamus", ca 3rd century "Grosser Got, wir lobe dich", translated by Ignaz Franz (1719-1790)
Holy Spirit Lord of Light 53
Holy spirit, Lord of light, from the clear celestial height
Lyrics: From the liturgy: The Sequqnce for Pentecost © Not stated
Tune: John McGann (1961-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Holy Spirit, Lord of Love  54
Holy spirit, Lord of love, wisdom coming from above
Lyrics & tune: Traditional Irish © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune-name: MISNEACH
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
Hosanna 55
Hosanna, hosanna / Blessed is He, blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Based on: Mark 11:9-10
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
I Thirst For You 56
As a deer craves for running water / Send your light and truth
Lyrics: Not stated © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: Traditional Irish © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Descant and melody line
Based on: Psalm 42 / 43
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
I Will be the Vine 57
I will be the vine / Remain in me as I remain in you
Lyrics: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 2 and bridge
I Will Glorify the Lord 58
My soul glorifies the Lord my God / I will glorify the Lord
Lyrics: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Solo plus SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Immaculate Mary 59
Immaculate Mary our hearts are on fire / Ave, ave, ave Maria
Lyrics: Anonymous © Not stated
Tune: Traditional French © Arrangement McCrimmon Publishing Ltd
Tune-name: MASSABIELLE (LOURDES HYMN)
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
In You Creation Finds Its Joy 96
In you creation finds its joy / To you our praise is due in Zion O God
Lyrics & tune: Ronan McDonagh © Ronan McDonagh
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 64
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Response inspired by 'The Spiritual Canticle' - from the Mass of St John of the Cross
Is Beannaithe Teach Dé 60
Is beannaithe teach Dé, is beannaimid féin dó
Lyrics: Traditional Irish - adapted by Seán Ó Riada © The estate of Seán Ó Riada
Tune: Seán Ó Riada (1931-1970) © The estate of Seán Ó Riada
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
Jesus Be With Us Now 61
We come before you with all we have / Broken, your people
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB and descant
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Jesus Christ is Risen Today 62
Jesus Christ is risen today, alleluia
Lyrics: From the Lyra Davidica (1708)
Tune: J Arnold (1753) - based on a tune from the Lyra Davidica (1708)
Tune-name: EASTER HYMN
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Jesus Christ Yesterday, Today and Forever 63
Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ, yesterday, today and forever
Lyrics & tune: Suzanne Toolan © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Jesus, Food for Our Hunger 64
Jesus food for our hunger, bread of life / I am the bread of life
Lyrics & tune: Ian Callanan (1971-) © Ian Callanan and Maelruain Publications
Score: Melody line
Based on: John 6:35
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
King of Love, The 127
The king of love, my shepherd is
Lyrics: Henry William Baker(1821-77), adapted by Anthony G Petti © Faber Music
Tune: Unknown
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 23
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Laudate omnes gentes 65
Lyrics: Not stated
Tune: Jacques Berthier © Ateliers et Presses de Taizé
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 117
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 1
Let the Peoples Praise You 66
Let the peoples praise You of Lord / Shout with joy, all earth, to the Lord
Lyrics & tune: John McGann (1961-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 100
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Lord Accept the Gifts We Offer 67
Lyrics: Sister M Teresine © Not stated
Tune: Samuel Webbe (1740-1836)
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Lord is My Light, The 128
The Lord is my light, the Lord is my help / The Lord is my light
Lyrics & tune: Christopher Walker (1947-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 27
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Lord of all Hopefulness 68
Lord of all Hopefulness, Lord of all joy
Lyrics: Jan Struther (1901-1953) © Oxford University Press
Tune: Traditional
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Lord's My Shepherd, The 130
The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want
Lyrics: Unknown - from the Scottish Psalter, 1650
Tune: Jessie Irvine (1836-1887)
Tune-name: CRIMMOND
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 22 (23)
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Love is His Word 69
Love is his word, love is his way / Richer than gold
Lyrics: Luke Connaghton (1919-1979) © McCrimmon Publishing Co Ltd
Tune: Anthony Milner © McCrimmon Publishing Co Ltd
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 7
Love of God is Fiery Blaze, The 131
The love of God is fiery blaze / The Cross of Christ it speaks to me
Lyrics: Pamela Stotter © Pamela Stotter
Tune: Ronan McDonagh © Ronan McDonagh
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
The text is based on "Song of the Soul in Intimate Communicatin and Union with the Love of God' by St John of the Cross
Lumen Christi 70
Lumen Christi , alleluia, amen / I am the light of the world
Lyrics: Verses: MD. Refrain: Jean Paul Lécot © Bill Tamblin
Tune: Jean Paul Lécot © Bill Talblin
Score: Melody line
Language: Latin and English
Number of verses: 3
Lux Eterna 71
Lux eterna,Luceat eis Domine
Lyrics: From the Gregorian requiem
Tune: Shaun Davey © Shaun Davey, Co Wicklow, Ireland
Score: Melody line
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 1
Mary Our Mother 72
Mary our Mother the Lord is with you / Angel Gabriel said to you
Lyrics & tune: Patricia Hegarty © Irish Episcopal Commission on Catechetics
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Based on the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary
May God Bless Us 73
May God bless us, hold and keep us
Lyrics & tune: Ephrem Feeley © Ephrem Feeley (1974-)
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Text based on "The Solemn Blessing"
My God Accept My Heart This Day 74
Lyrics: Matthew Bridges (1800-1894)
Tune: From W Gardner's Sacred Melodies, 1812, in Islington Psalmody (1854)
Tune-name: BELMONT
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Na hOcht Beíití 75
Sancti venite, sancti venite / Sméanar dóibh atábocht
Lyrics & tune: Máire Ní Dhuibhir (1951-) © Máire Ní Dhuibhir (1951-)
Score: Melody line
Based on: Matthew 5:3-12
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
Now Thank We All Our God 76
Now thank we all our God, with hearts and minds and voices
Lyrics: Catherine Winkworth (1827-1878)
Tune: From Johann Cruger's Praxis Pietatis Melica (1647)
Tune-name: NUN DANKET
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Translated from a work by Martin Rinkart (1586-1649)
Now the Green Blade Rises 77
Lyrics: John M C Crum (1872-1958) © Oxford University Press
Tune: French carol - author not stated
Tune-name: NOEL NOUVELET
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Now We Remain 78
We hold the death of our Lord deep in our hearts / Once we were people afraid
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Based on: Corinthians, 1 John, 2 Timothy
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
O Blessed Are Those Who Fear the Lord 79
O blessed are those who fear the Lord and walk in his ways / O blessed are those who fear the Lord
Lyrics & tune: Bernard Sexton © Bernard Sexton
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 27
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
O Comfort My People 80
O comfort my people and calm all their fears
Lyrics: Chrysogonous Waddell OCSO © Not stated
Tune: Traditional Irish melody
Tune-name: BÍ ÍOSA IM CHROÍSE
Score: Melody line
Based on: Isaiah 40
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
O God, You Search Me 81
O God you search me and you know me
Lyrics & tune: Bernadette Farrell © Bernadette Farrell
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 139
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
O Mary of Graces 82
O Mary of graces and mother of Christ
Lyrics: Traditional Irish
Tune: Traditional Irish melody © Accompaniment - Michael Dawney
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
O Praise Ye The Lord 83
O praise ye the Lord, praise him in the height
Lyrics: Henry Williams Baker (1821-1877)
Tune: Hubert H Parry (1848-1918)
Tune-name: LAUDATE DOMINUM
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 148, Psalm 150
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
O Sacred Head Surrounded 84
O sacred head surrounded by crown of piercing thorns
Lyrics: Henry Williams Baker (1821-1877)
Tune: Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Tune-name: PASSION CHORALE
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
On Eagles Wings 85
You who dwell in the shelter / And I will raise you up on eagles wings
Lyrics & tune: Michael Joncas © New Dawn Music, Portland Oregon
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 91
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Out of Darkness 86
Out of darkness the light of Christ / Let the darkness flee from here
Lyrics & tune: Tom Kendzia © Tom Kendzia, publihsed by OCP Publications
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Paidir na Trionoide 87
Síóth Athair an Aidh
Lyrics & tune: Liam Lawton © Liam Lawton, Carlow
Score: SATB
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
Pierced Saviour 88
Pierced saviour, pierced saviour, hanging on a tree so bare
Lyrics & tune: Sue Furlong © Sue Furlong, used by permission of O'Carroll Publications
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Praise the Lord, All You Nations  89
Praise the Lord all you nations / O sing a new song to the Lord
Lyrics & tune: Fintan O'Carroll (1922-1981) © O'Carroll Publications
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 116, Psalm 95
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Prayer of Peace 90
Peace before us / Let all around us be peace
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Based on a Navaho Indian prayer
Regina Caeli 101
Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia
Lyrics: Anonymous
Tune: Traditional plainchant
Score: Melody line
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 1
Reir Dé Go nDeineam 102
Lyrics: Traditional Irish - adapted by Seán Ó Riada © The estate of Seán Ó Riada
Tune: Seán Ó Riada (1931-1970) © The estate of Seán Ó Riada
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 1
Remember Them 103
Remember, remember, remember those who've died / Thank you God we love you
Lyrics: Clare Moloney © Irish Episcopal Commission on Catechetics
Tune: Patricia Hegarty © Irish Episcopal Commission on Catechetics
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Rian Phádraig 104
Padraig Aspal Alleluia / Tá rian na Naomh ar thir na hEireann
Lyrics: Oliver Crilly © Oliver Crilly
Tune: Pat Ahern © Pat Ahern
Score: SATB
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 4
River and the Ocean, The 132
The river and the ocean / The river and the ocean, the raven and the swan
Lyrics & tune: Micheál Ó Suilleabháin © Eye House Music, Ireland
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Sacred Child, The 133
Sacred is the sacred child / God will love you, sacred child
Lyrics & tune: Micheál Ó Suilleabháin © Eye House Music, Ireland
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Salve Regina 106
Salve regina, mater misaercordia
Lyrics: Unknown - from 1080
Tune: Traditional plainchant
Score: Melody line
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 1
Séan Tiarna M'Aoire 107
Séan Tiarna m'aoire  / Séan Tiarna m'aoire 
Lyrics: Pádraig Ó Fiareachta © Not stated
Tune: Fintan O'Carroll (1922-1981) © Fintan O'Carroll
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 22
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 4
See Us Lord About Thine Altar 108
Lyrics: John Greally © Not stated
Tune: E Elgar © Not stated
Tune-name: DRAKES BROUGHTON
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Set Your Heart on the Higher Gifts 109
Set your heart on the higher gifts / If I speak with the tongues of the living
Lyrics & tune: Steven C Warner (1954-) © World Library Publications
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Shepherd Me, O God 91
Shepherd me O God beyond my wants / God is my shepherd so nothing shall I want
Lyrics & tune: Marty Haugen (1950-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 23
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Shepherd of My Heart 110
My shepherd is the Lord / Guide me O shepherd of my heart
Lyrics & tune: Francis Patrick O'Brien (1958-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 23
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Signs of Patrick 105
Patrick, patron, alleluia / See, across the land of Ireland
Lyrics: Desmond McCarthy © Desmond McCarthy
Tune: Pat Ahern © Pat Ahern
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
This is a translation of Rian Phádraig
Silent Night 111
Silent night, holy night
Lyrics: Joseph Mohr (1792-1848) - translated by J F Young (1820-1885)
Tune: Franz Gruber (1787-1863)
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Sing Alleluia 112
Sing, sing, sing alleluia / This is the day the Lord has made
Lyrics & tune: Mary Amond O'Brien © Mary Amond O'Brien
Score: Descant and melody line
Based on: Psalm 117
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
So the Day Dawn for Me 113
Lyrics: Timothy Dudley-Smith (1926-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune-name: NEW FREEDOM
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Song of Farewell 114
May the choirs of angels meet you / To you O Lord I lift up my soul
Lyrics & tune: Feargal King © Feargal King / Kingsway Music
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Song of Judith 115
Sing to God with the tambourine / Sing to God with the tambourine
Lyrics & tune: Steven C Warner (1954-) © World Library Publications
Score: SATB
Based on: Judith 16
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Song of the Lord's Supper 116
We remember one who loved us well
Lyrics & tune: Michael Joncas © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Suantra¡ na Maighdine - Ocarroll 117
Adhaim mo leanbh beag tagth' at an saol / Colail a linibh, go sámh
Lyrics: Traditional Irish, adapted by Fintan O'Carroll © The estate of Fintan O'Carroll
Tune: Fintan O'Carroll (1922-1981) © The estate of Fintan O'Carroll
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
Suantra¡ na Maighdine - Óg Tuama 118
Adhaim mo leanbh beag tagtha'r an saol /
Lyrics: Traditional Irish, adapted by Seán Ó Tuama © The estate of Seán Ó Tuama
Tune: Séan Óg Ó Tuama © The estate of Seán Ó Tuama
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 2
Surrexit Dominus vere II 119
Surrexit Dominus vere / Alleluia, alleluia.
Lyrics & tune: Jacques Berthier © Ateliers et Presses de Taizé
Score: SATB
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 1
Translation: The Lord is truly risen, Christ is risen today!
Tabharfaidh Mé Gloir Duit 120
/ Tabharfaidh mé gloir duit, A Dhia liom
Lyrics & tune: Ronan McDonagh © Ronan McDonagh
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 144
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 4
Take and Eat 121
Take and eat, take and eat / I am the Word that spoke and light was made
Lyrics: Verses: James Quinn SJ (1919-). Refrain: Michael Joncas © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: Michael Joncas © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Tar Anuas, A Spioraid 122
Tar anuas a Spioraid Naoimh / Grásta an Spioraid Naoimh go
Lyrics: Traditional Irish, adapted by Ath D O'Laoghaire / Ár bPaidreacha Duchais © Not stated
Tune: Íte O'Donovan (1956-) © Íte O'Donovan
Score: Melody line
Language: Irish
Number of verses: 3
Thanks Be to God 123
Thanks be to God whose love has gathered us this day / God most high
Lyrics & tune: Stephen Dean (1948-) © Stephen Dean (1948-)
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Published by OCP Publications, Portland, Oregon
The Lord is Kind and Merciful 100
The Lord is kind and merciful / Bless the Lord O my soul
Lyrics & tune: Jeanne Cotter © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 103
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
The Lord is My Shepherd 129
The Lord is my shepherd there is nothing I shall want / The Lord is my shepherd there is nothing I shall want
Lyrics: Thomas Egan © Thomas Egan
Tune: Thomas Egan © Thomas Egan
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 22
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
The Lord Will Heal the Broken Heart 93
The Lord will heal / I will bless the Lord all of my days
Lyrics: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: Liam Lawton © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 34
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
This Is My Will 136
This is my will, my one command
Lyrics: James Quinn (1919-) © Geoffrey Chapman / Cassell PLC
Tune: Traditional Irish melody
Tune-name: SUANTRAÍ
Score: Melody line
Based on: John 15
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
Throughout All Time 137
I will sing to you my God / I will sing of you love all my days
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Descant and melody line
Based on: Psalm 89
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
To You O Lord I Lift Up My Soul 92
To You O Lord I lift up my soul / Remember your mercy O Lord
Lyrics & tune: John O'Keeffe © John O'Keeffe
Score: Melody line
Based on: Psalm 24
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Truly I Have Set My Soul 138
Truly I have set my soul in silence / O Lord my heart is not proud
Lyrics & tune: Sue Furlong © Sue Furlong, used by permission of O'Carroll Publications
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 131
Language: English
Number of verses: 2
Trumpet in the Morning , The 134
O the weary world is trudging toward the year of Jubilee / Lowly eyes shall be lifted
Lyrics: Rory Cooney (1952-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune: B F White - from Southern Harmony, 1835 © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune-name: MORNING TRUMPET
Score: SATB
Based on: Lev 25, Deut 15, Joel 2
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Ubi caritas 139
Ubi Caritas, et armor / Your love O Jesus Christ
Lyrics & tune: Jacques Berthier © Ateliers et Presses de Taizé
Score: SATB and duet/triplet
Based on: 1 Cor 13
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 6
Unless a Grain of Wheat 140
Unless a grain of wheat should fall / If we have died with him
Lyrics & tune: Bernadette Farrell © Bernadette Farrell
Score: Melody line
Based on: John 12:24
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
Veni Creator Spiritus 141
Veni creator spiritus, mentes tuorum vista
Lyrics: Rabanus Maurus
Tune: Traditional plainsong
Score: Melody line
Language: Latin
Number of verses: 6
Wait for the Lord 142
Wait for the Lord, his day is near / Prepare the way for the Lord
Lyrics & tune: Jacques Berthier © Ateliers et Presses de Taizé
Score: SATB
Based on: Isaiah 40, Philippians 4, Matthew 6-7
Language: English
Number of verses: 6
We Come to Your Feast 143
We place upon your table / We come to your feast
Lyrics & tune: Michael Joncas © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
We Give You Thanks 144
For the bread and wine we share here / We give you thanks, we give you thanks
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: SATB
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
We Love This Place O God 145
We love this place O God, this holy ground / Send forth your light and your truth
Lyrics & tune: Christopher Walker (1947-) © Christopher Walker, published by OCP Publications
Score: SATB
Based on: Psalm 43: 4-6
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
We Walk by Faith 146
We walk by faith, and not by sight
Lyrics: Henry Alford (1810-1871)
Tune: Marty Haugen (1950-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Tune-name: SHANTI
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 5
We Will Praise You 147
We will praise you with the sun and the moon / O my soul, bless the Lord
Lyrics & tune: Tom Kendzia © Tom Kendzia, published by OCP Publications
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Wexford Carol, The 135
Good people all this Christmas time
Lyrics & tune: Irish traditional, 17th century from Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4
Where Charity and Love Are 148
Into one we are all gathered / Where charity and love are, there is God
Lyrics: Adapted by M Cockett from "Ubi Caritas" © Not stated
Tune: E Welch © Not stated
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Where Charity and Love Are Found 149
Where charity and love are found there is God / The love of Christ has gathered us together
Lyrics & tune: John McGann (1961-) © John McGann
Score: Melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 3
Based on the Holy Thursday liturgy, Roman Missal 1970
You Are Mine 150
I will come to you in the silence / Do not be afraid, I am with you
Lyrics & tune: David Haas (1957-) © GIA Publications Ltd, Chicago
Score: Descant and melody line
Language: English
Number of verses: 4

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