December 8, 2013

I Am the Holy Vine

So Shall You Yield Much Fruit

I Am the Holy Vine is written by the Scottish Jesuit priest, theologian and hymn writer: Fr. James J. Quinn (1919-2010). First published in 1969 as part of his collection: New Hymns for All Seasons, it is a versification of John 15:1-5. It is set to the tune: Love Unknown, composed by John Ireland (1879-1962) in 1918. In the Divine Office, I Am the Holy Vine is sung at Morning Prayer.

Tune: Love Unknown

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