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Brian Foley

Short Name: Brian Foley
Full Name: Foley, Brian, 1919-
Birth Year: 1919
Death Year: 2000

Wikipedia Biography

Father (William) Brian Foley (28 November 1919 – 11 October 2000) was a Roman Catholic priest and hymnodist. He was educated at St Mary's College, Crosby and Upholland, where he was ordained a priest in 1945. He became the parish priest of Clayton Green, Chorley, Lancashire. Foley lamented the loss of plainsong and the traditional Roman Catholic style of worship after Vatican II. Fourteen hymns written by Foley are included in the 1971 New Catholic Hymnal.

Texts by Brian Foley (10)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
All things I see, Lord call to meBrian Foley, 1919- (Paraphraser)English2
Holy Spirit, come, confirm usBrian Foley (Author)English18
How can we sing with joy to GodBrian Foley (born 1919) (Author)English3
Immaculate Mary, we praise God in youBrian Foley (Author)3
Immaculate Mary, thy praises we singBrian Foley, 1919-2000 (Author (sts. 2-7))English10
Lord, as I wake I turn to youBrian Foley (Author)English8
Mary, how lovely the light of your gloryBrian Foley, b. 1919 (Author)3
See, Christ was wounded for our sakeBrian Foley 1919- (Author)English6
There is no moment in my lifeWilliam Bryan Foley, 1919-2000 (Author)4
With wonder, Lord, we see your worksBrian Foley (Author)English4

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