Glory Day: David Haas and Friends in Concert DVD Video






David Haas — Video
Publisher: Franciscan Media
ISBN: 9781632531803

Biography:

DAVID HAAS is from Eagan, Minnesota, where he is the director of the Emmaus Center for Music, Prayer, and Ministry, in addition to serving as animator for the Taizé prayer community at Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul, Minnesota. Highly regarded as one of the preeminent composers of liturgical music in the English-speaking world, he has produced and published more than fifty collections and recordings with GIA Publications and his music has been translated into many languages and appears in hymnals of various Christian denominations throughout the world. In 1991 he was nominated for a Grammy and he is the founder and executive director for Music Ministry Alive!, an international liturgical music formation institute for high school- and college-age youth (www.musicministryalive.com). Over the years David has travelled extensively as a workshop presenter and concert performer in all fifty states, as well as Canada, Australia, the Bahamas, England, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Israel, Greece, and Turkey. He is the author of more than twenty-five books in the areas of liturgy, religious education, youth ministry, and spirituality. In 2015 David was the recipient of an honorary doctorate in humane letters from the University of Portland in Oregon.

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Glory Day: David Haas and Friends in Concert

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In 1996, Franciscan Media asked me to present a concert featuring my liturgical music, and to bring some of my very talented friends and fellow musicians to join me. While my music is intended for liturgical prayer, this was an opportunity for evangelization and a way celebrate the gift of sung prayer in a fresh way. Under the collaborative sponsorship of Franciscan Media, GIA Publications, and the Emmaus Center for Music, Prayer, and Ministry, we gathered together at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati one October evening to present “Glory Day”—a wonderful festival celebration of music, prayer, conversion, and mission.
 
The concert included some well-known songs (“Blest Are They,” “We Are Called,” “Song of the Body of Christ,” and “You Are Mine”), along with three brand-new songs composed just for the event (“Perfect Charity,” “Glory Day,” and “The Story of God”). I was grateful then for the friends who joined me: Lori True, Kate Cuddy, David Fischer, Tom Franzak, Bobby Fisher, Stephen Petrunak, Dik Hedlund, Gordy Knudtson, Marc Anderson, Joe Camacho, Jean Bross-Judge, Donna Anderle, Sarah Hudetz, and two blessed saints who have since moved into the light with God: Derek Campbell and Bob Piercy, Jr. I was thankful, too, for Lisa Biedenbach (who had the original idea), Fr. Jeremy Harrington, OFM, Ronald Riegler, Fr. Greg Friedman, OFM, Alec Harris, Steve Wiese, Lynn Peterson, Mary Jane Moore, Fr. James Bessert, Jeffrey Judge, and Dan Kantor. Thanks to God and in gratitude to God’s holy people, we are now making this concert available for the first time on DVD.
 
Twenty years later, I am even more grateful. And we are all, still, bound for that Glory Day! 
 


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