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Bread for the World - Farrell

This social-justice themed hymn about the Eucharist was written by English Roman Catholic composer, church-musician and social-justice activist (ref) Bernadette Farrell (b 1957). in 1990.   
It was first published by USA-based OCP Publications, and sheet music for it is still in-print - links 

The hymn is set to an unnamed tune, also by Farrell. This has a 4/4 time signature. In the key of A, the first few notes are EAG A_ BGF E E with accompanying chords A / D / E / A.



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The lyrics are copyright so cannot be reproduced here. But they are currently available on this website. A rough outline is:

Chorus:
Bread for the world: a world of hunger.
Wine for all peoples: people who thirst.
May we who eat be bread for others.
May we who drink pour out our love.

1. Lord Jesus Christ, you are the bread of life ...

2. Lord Jesus Christ, you are the wine of peace ...

3. Lord Jesus Christ, you call us to your feast ... 


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Chorus:
Bread for the world: a world of hunger.
Wine for all peoples: people who thirst.
May we who eat be bread for others.
May we who drink pour out our love.

1. Lord Jesus Christ, you are the bread of life,
broken to reach and heal the wounds of human pain.
Where we divide your people, you are waiting there,
on bended knee, to wash our feet with endless care.

2. Lord Jesus Christ, you are the wine of peace,
poured into hearts once broken, and where dryness sleeps.
Where we are tired and weary, you are waiting there
to be the way which beckons us beyond despair.

3. Lord Jesus Christ, you call us to your feast,
at which the rich and pow’rful have become the least.
Where we survive on others in our human greed,
you walk among us begging for your ev’ry need.

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