Liturgical Music

My published compositions, contributions to collections, and arrangements are listed here. Click any title to discover more about each piece and purchase them for your community.

Compositions

Blessed Are You, Lord
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GIA Publications Sheet Music Plus

“Blessed Are You, Lord” connects the sanctifying blessings of the berakhot to the Preparation of the Gifts and Offertory, praising God for the gifts we have to share, including the gift of ourselves. For congregation, cantor, SAB with optional TB divisi, flute, guitar, and keyboard. Published by WLP, a division of GIA Publications.

In Your Dwelling Place
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GIA Publications J.W.Pepper Sheet Music Plus

Funeral liturgies are among the most challenging occasions in the life of a community, as those gathered celebrate one’s life amidst a wide gamut of grief, conflicting emotions, and personal struggles. “In Your Dwelling Place” seeks to console and unite the community through the gentle reassurance of scripture and the affirmation, “in you we shall rejoice and be glad.” For congregation, mixed voices, guitar, and keyboard. Published by WLP, a division of GIA Publications.

It Is Good
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Augsburg Music J.W.Pepper Sheet Music Plus

Tune: IAN GREGORY, irr.

“It Is Good” is a hymn setting of Psalm 92, celebrating the blessings of a living and active faith. The tune is an original, an accessible and lilting melody. For congregation, SATB voices with opt. descant, and keyboard; opt. guitar and brass. Published by Augsburg Music.

It Would Have Been Enough
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Augsburg Music J.W.Pepper

A homily by Roc O'Connor, SJ, inspired me to write this piece, a dayenu prayer for our time. From the creation of the universe to the development of Church in our time, “It Would Have Been Enough” explores the endlessness of God’s goodness and mercy. For congregation, SATB voices, and piano. Published by Augsburg Music.

O Christ Our Life
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OCP Publications J.W.Pepper Sheet Music Plus

The “Bread of Life” discourse in John 6 provides the foundation for the Christian understanding of Christ in the Eucharist. “O Christ Our Life” prays with these texts by incorporating two expressive verse melodies with an easy and meditative refrain perfectly suited to the communion procession. For congregation, SATB voices, flute, guitar, and keyboard. Published by OCP Publications.

Open My Heart
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Simply Liturgical Music

Composed for a national conference of Jesuit universities, this haunting piece evokes the human heartbeat in forming a prayer for greater awareness and discipleship. For congregation, cantor/small group, SATB voices, bass drum, cello and improvised instruments, guitar, and piano.

Song of Thanksgiving
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Augsburg Music J.W.Pepper Sheet Music Plus

Tune: ANNA CECILIA

Based on Psalm 111, “Song of Thanksgiving” is a simple, 2-part hymn of gratitude for all God's blessings in our lives. For congregation, two equal voices, guitar, and piano. Published by Augsburg Music.

Spirit of Our God
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OCP Publications J.W.Pepper Sheet Music Plus

“Spirit of Our God” is a modernization of the Veni creator Spiritus which forms an invocation of the Holy Spirit and prays for a clearer understanding of God in all. For congregation, SATB voices, flute, guitar, and keyboard. Published by OCP Publications.

We Arise This Day
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Augsburg Music J.W.Pepper Sheet Music Plus

Tune: AIDAN FRANCIS

A lively, Celtic-inspired setting of the Lorica (“Breastplate”) prayer, recognizing Christ present in every aspect of our life and living. For congregation, SATB voices, violin, C instrument, guitar, and piano. Published by Augsburg Music.

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