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Carey Landry

Carey Landry (born 1944) is an American composer of Catholic liturgical music. Among his better-known compositions are "Abba, Father", "Hail Mary, Gentle Woman", "Only a Shadow", and a musical accompaniment to the traditional verses "Peace Is Flowing Like a River". He and his wife Carol Jean Kinghorn have released several albums and collections of music through their publisher OCP (Oregon Catholic Press). He has a master's degree in theology from The Catholic University of America and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.[1]

His music in contemporary Catholic culture

Carey Landry is one of many musicians who compose contemporary Catholic liturgical music. This music has enjoyed widespread success throughout the English speaking world. There have also been a number of controversies surrounding this music.


  1. ^ "Carey Landry and Carol Jean Kinghorn". Retrieved 2013-04-01. 
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