Paulist Fr. Ricky Manalo, CSP, is a composer, author, and educator. He studied composition and piano at the Manhattan School of Music, theology at the Washington Theological Union, liturgy and culture at the Graduate Theological Union, and sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. His music is chiefly published by Oregon Catholic Press. He holds a doctorate in liturgy and the sociology of religion. He lives at the Paulist Fathers Motherhouse in New York, St. Paul the Apostle Church.