Let us build a house where love can dwell

Let us build a house where love can dwell. Marty Haugen* (1950- ).  This hymn is often known as ‘All Are Welcome’, from the opening of the refrain. It was written for the Roman Catholic Community of St Thomas Becket in Eagan, Minnesota, and had thirteen stanzas, intended to reflect the rite of ‘gathering-word-meal-ending’ (Haugen to Westermeyer, 2010, p. 489). It was published as All are welcome (Chicago, 1994) (Daw, 2016, p. 304), and in concertato form by GIA Publications (1994) (Westermeyer, 2010, p. 489). The concertato form is scored for Brass, Percussion, and Woodwind in GIA’s ‘Celebration Series’.  In the same year, 1994, the hymn appeared in the Second Edition of the African...

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