The Lord Is Kind and Merciful

Rob Galea, Peter DeMarco

Published with the approval of the CDW, USCCB. Ref. © 1969, 1981, 1997 ICEL. Verses © 2001, 1998, 1997, 1986, 1970 CCD. Music © 2022 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello

Text Source: Psalm 103, Lectionary for Mass

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E/M


This peaceful psalm setting expresses the mercy and compassion of God using contemporary harmonies and common thematic development of each verse. The accompaniment is also available for string quartet.

Categories: Choral/Vocal, Lectionary Psalms, Liturgical

Seasonal: Lent

Liturgical: Lent 3 C, OT 7 A, OT 8 B, OT 7 C

Topical: Compassion, Mercy

Bible Reference: Psalm 103:1–2, 3–4, 6–7, 8, 11, Psalm 103:1–4, 7–9, 12–13, 22–23

Scored for: Strings

Ensemble/Orchestration: Quartet

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo