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Saint Patrick's Day

All praise to St. Patrick

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Raised in the Church of England, Frederick W. Faber (b. Calverly, Yorkshire, England, 1814; d. Kensington, London, England, 1863) came from a Huguenot and strict Calvinistic family background. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and ordained in the Church of England in 1839. Influenced by the teaching of John Henry Newman, Faber followed Newman into the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 and served under Newman's supervision in the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Because he believed that Roman Catholics should sing hymns like those written by John Newton, Charles Wesley, and William Cowpe, Faber wrote 150 hymns himself. One of his best known, "Faith of Our Fathers," originally had these words in its third stanza: "Faith of Our Fathers! Mary'… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All praise to St. Patrick
Title: Saint Patrick's Day
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

Cantica Sacra #d1

Catholic School Chimes Part I #d1

Diocesan Hymnal #d5

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d8

Hymns, Carols and Chants for the Sunday School Children of St. Ignatius' Church #d5

Page Scan

Laudis Corona #196

Manual of Hymns for Congregational Singing, Prayers and Pious Practices #d4

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d2

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d7

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d12

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d7

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d6

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d11

St. Joseph's Hymnal. 5th ed. #d4

The Hymn Book of the New Sunday School Companion #d3

The Hymnal #c140

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