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600. Faith of Our Fathers

1 Faith of our fathers! Living still
In spite of dungeon, fire and sword;
O how our hearts beat high with joy,
Whene'er we hear that glorious word:
Faith of our fathers, holy faith!
We will be true to thee till death.

2 The martyrs, chained in prisons dark,
Were still in heart and conscience free:
And truly blest would be our fate,
If we, like them, should die for thee.
Faith of the martyrs, holy faith!
We will be true to thee till death.

3 Faith of our mothers! Faith and pray'r
Shall win all nations unto thee;
And through the truth that comes from God,
We shall all then indeed be free.
Faith of our mothers, holy faith!
We will be true to thee till death.

4 Faith of our fathers! We will love
Both friend and foe in all our strife:
And preach thee, too, as love knows how
By kindly deeds and virtuous life.
Faith of our fathers, holy faith!
We will be true to thee till death.

Text Information
First Line: Faith of our fathers! Living still
Title: Faith of Our Fathers
Author: Frederick W. Faber, 1814-1863
Meter: LM with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 1994
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Brotherhood and Sisterhood
Tune Information
Name: ST. CATHERINE
Composer: Henry F. Hemy, 1818-1863
Adapter: James G. Walton, 1821-1905
Meter: LM with refrain
Key: G Major



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