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, Oregon Catholic Press. He has a master's degree in theology from The Catholic University of America and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Carey's music in contemporary Catholic culture
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 differing views surrounding this music.
- "Carey Landry and Carol Jean Kinghorn". OCP.org. Retrieved 2013-04-01.