Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >
Author: Cecilia M. Caddell
Caddell, Cecilia Mary. This writer has published:—
(1) Flower and Fruit; or, the Use of Tears, 1856: (2) Blind Agnese; or, the Little Spouse of the Blessed Sacrament, 1856; (3) The Martyr Maidens, a Tale in Historical Tales & Legends, 1858; (4) Nellie Netterville, 1867; (5) Summer Talks about Lourdes, 1874.
Her hymns include:—
1. Behold the lilies of the field. Providence. In The Dominican Hymn Book, 1881, and others.
2. It it finished! He hath seen [wept]. Good Friday. In the People's Hymnal, 1867, and others. From Lyra Messianica, 2nd edition, 1865.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >