James Quinn

Short Name: James Quinn
Full Name: Quinn, James, 1919-2010
Birth Year: 1919
Death Year: 2010

James Quinn (b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 21, 1919; d. Edinburgh, Scotland, April 8, 2010) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1950. As a consultant for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, sparked by Vatican II, he has exerted influence far beyond his native Scotland. A collection of his hymn texts is available from Selah Publishing company.

Sing a New Creation

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Texts by James Quinn (69)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Angel voices richly blendingJames Quinn (Adapter)English3
Around the throne of God I heardJames J. Quinn (Author)English2
[Before All Creation the Word Had Been Born]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
Blest be the God of Israel, The ever living LordJames D. Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Adapter)English9
Christ be beside meJames Quinn (Adapter)English, Spanish21
[Christ Gave His Life For You]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
[Christ Is the Likeness that Reveals]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
Come adore this wondrous presence (Tantum ergo Sacramentum)James Quinn, SJ, 1919-2010 (Translator)English, Latin11
Come, O Spirit, from on highJames Quinn 1919- (Translator)2
Cristo a mi ladoJames Quinn, SJ, 1919-2010 (Translator (English))Spanish2
Darkness has faded, night gives way to morningJames Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Author)English2
Day is done, but love unfailingJames Quinn, SJ, 1919-2010 (Author)English23
Easter glory fills the sky, alleluiaJames Quinn (Author)English5
Father in heaven, smile upon your childrenJames Quinn 1919- (Author)2
Father, Lord of earth and heaven, King to whom all gifts belongJames Quinn, SJ. b. 1919 (Author (verses))English4
Father most loving, listen to your childrenJames Quinn (Author)3
Father of mercy, God of consolationJames Quinn (Author)English5
[Forgive Them, Father Dear]James Quinn (Author)English2
Forth in the peace of Christ we goJames Quinn (b. 1919) (Author)English22
Give thanks to God, the FatherJames J. Quinn (Versifier)English3
[God the Father Sends His Angel]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
God’s holy people, gathered in his presenceJames Quinn 1919- (Author)2
Hail our Savior's glorious BodyJames J. Quinn (Translator)English7
Here in Christ we gather, love of Christ our callingJames Quinn, b. 1919 (Translator)English13
Here is salvation, here is the risen LordJames Quinn, SJ (Author)English2
How deep the riches of our GodJames Quinn (Author)English5
[I Am the Bread of Life]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
I am the holy vineJames Quinn, S.J. (Versifier)English4
I am the Word that spoke and light was madeJames Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Author (verses))English17
I call, O Lord, on youJames Quinn, SJ (Author)2
Jesus on the cross is dyingJames Quinn, B. 1919 (Translator)English2
Jesus’ soul, make holyJames Quinn (Paraphraser)2
Let all be one in mind and heartJames Quinn (Author)English4
[Let Your Might Be the Lord Almighty]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
Lord, bid Your servant go in peaceJames Quinn, b. 1919 (Author)English19
Lord, Make Us Servants of Your PeaceJames Quinn (Paraphraser)English17
[Love Is Long Suff'ring; Love Is Kind]James Quinn (Author)English2
May flights of angels lead you on your wayJames Quinn 1919- (Translator)English4
Now at the daylight's endingJames Quinn (Author)English2
[Now Before the Throne]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
Now fades all earthly splendorJames Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Author)English2
Now from the heavens descendingJames Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Author)English6
Now let us all with one accord, In company with ages pastJames Quinn (Translator)English4
O Child of promise, come!James Quinn, SJ (1919-2010) (Author)4
O Father, take in sign of loveJames Quinn 1919- (Author)2
O God of light, the dawning dayJames Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Author)English2
O Mary, conceived in the grace of your SonJames Quinn 1919- (Author)2
O praise, my soul, the Lord!James Quinn (Author)English3
[Our Gospel Is the Risen Christ]James Quinn (Author)English2
[Peace, My Own Peace, Is the Gift I Leave with You]James J. Quinn (Author)English2
Peace with the Father, peace with Christ his SonJames Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Author)5
Remember those, O LordJames Quinn (Author)3
Risen to life with ChristJames J. Quinn (Author)English2
神是愛,有真愛地方 (Shén shì ài, yǒu zhēn'ài dìfāng, shén jiù huìtóng zài)James Quinn (Translator (English))Chinese2
Sing all creation, sing to God in gladnessJames Quinn, 1919- (Author)7
Sing to God the Father, all creationJames Quinn (b. 1919) (Author)3
Sing to God with gladness, all creationJames Quinn (b. 1919) (Author)3
[The Bread that We Break]James Quinn (Author)English2
This day God gives meJames Quinn, SJ, 1919-2010 (Adapter)English23
This is my will, my new commandJames Quinn, SJ, 1919-2010 (Author (verses))English11
To God with gladness singJames Quinn, SJ, b. 1919 (Author)English5
Creator Spirit, Lord of graceJames Quinn, SJ, 1919-2010 (Translator (vs. 1-6))English6
We praise you, God, confessing you as LordJames Quinn 1919- (Author)2
[We Who Live in Christ Were Born in His Death]James Quinn (Author)English2
[Where True Love is Dwelling]James Quinn (Translator)English2
Word of God, come down on earthJames J. Quinn (Author)English20
Word of God, from Mary's wombJames Quinn, SJ. b, 1919 (Author)English2
You appeared, O ChristJames J. Quinn (Author)English2
[You Give, Lord, the Sign to Your Servant] (Quinn)James Quinn (Author)English2

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