A Gaelic Blessing
Sarah MacDonald

Composer Sarah MacDonald
Text traditional
Voicing SAB, a cappella
Topics Benediction, Blessing, Close of Worship
Price $2.10 (U.S.)
Length 2' 15" Released 1/2020
Catalog no. 410-166
Difficulty Mod. easy

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May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be always at your back,
may the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rains fall soft upon your fields,
and until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of his hands.

Traditional blessing

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This very familiar blessing (“May the road rise up to meet you…”) is set by Sarah MacDonald for SAB voices with great simplicity and grace. Perfect for a choral benediction or any occasion of farewell.


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