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A Christmas Gloria

Assembly, Cantor, SATB Choir, and Organ


GLORIA
Adapted and arranged by Paul Gibson

Refrain, trad. French carol


INTRO Joyous, but not too fast (q = ca. 100)

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VERSE 1: Cantor or Choir Men

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to God

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we bless you, we a -

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Verses text 2010, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved. Used with permission.
Music: Refrain, trad. French carol; arr. by Paul Gibson; verses adapt. and arr. by Paul Gibson, 1988, 2011, Paul Gibson.
Published by OCP, 5536 NE Hassalo, Portland, OR 97213. All rights reserved.

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Lord God, Lamb of God, Son

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A Christmas Gloria

Assembly Edition
A CHRISTMAS GLORIA
GLORIA

1. Glory to God in the highest,


and on earth peace to people of good will.
We praise you, we bless you, we adore you,
we glorify you, we give you thanks for your great glory,
Lord God, heavenly King, O God, almighty Father.
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2. Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son,


Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father,
you take away the sins of the world,
have mercy on us;
you take away the sins of the world,
receive our prayer;
you are seated at the right hand of the Father,
have mercy on us.

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3. For you alone are the Holy One,


you alone are the Lord,
you alone are the Most High,
Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit,
in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Text: Refrain, trad. French Carol. Verses 2010, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used with permission. Music: Refrain, trad. French Carol. Verses adapt. by Paul Gibson,
1988, 2011, Paul Gibson. Published by OCP, 5536 NE Hassalo, Portland, OR 97213. All rights reserved.

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