This Day God Gives Me

J. Michael Joncas

Words © 1969 James Quinn, SJ. Publ. by OCP. Music © 2009 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Separate Instruments: Flute, Oboe

Text Source: Adapt. from St. Patrick's Breastplate, 8th c.

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


From the 8th century prayer St. Patrick's Breastplate, James Quinn penned a vivid English adaptation. All that was left to do was provide a lyrical setting of the text—as only Michael Joncas can do!

Flute and oboe parts are optional

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Rites: Morning Prayer / Lauds

Topical: Angels, Creation, Guidance, Morning, Refuge

Scored for: Woodwinds

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo