Praise to God for Saints and Martyrs

This hymn, suitable for All Saint's Day, was written by Michael Forster (1946-).

With meter 87.87 D, it is set to Beethoven's ODE TO JOY - making it useful for situations where a  hymn about the saints set to a familiar tune is needed.



Small choir with organ - video on Facebook, not possible to embed

Instrumental version - piano:


They lyrics are copyright. They are available in some in-print hymnals (eg Catholic Hymns Old and New, 2008 edition), and also in this parish website.

A rough outline is:
Praise to God for saints and martyrs inspiration to us all;... 
How we long to share their story, faithful in response to grace ... 
Saints and martyrs, now in glory ... 
Praise and honour to the Father, adoration to the Son ...

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