Hail, thou living bread from heaven

Hail, thou living bread from heaven

Author: Edward Caswall
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Edward Caswall

Edward Caswall was born in 1814, at Yately, in Hampshire, where his father was a clergyman. In 1832, he went to Brasenose College, Oxford, and in 1836, took a second-class in classics. His humorous work, "The Art of Pluck," was published in 1835; it is still selling at Oxford, having passed through many editions. In 1838, he was ordained Deacon, and in 1839, Priest. He became perpetural Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle in 1840. In 1841, he resigned his incumbency and visited Ireland. In 1847, he joined the Church of Rome. In 1850, he was admitted into the Congregation of the Oratory at Birmingham, where he has since remained. He has published several works in prose and poetry. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hail, thou living bread from heaven
Author: Edward Caswall

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A Hymnal and Vesperal for the Seasons and Principal Festivals of the Ecclesiastical Year #d28

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Hymns and Songs for Catholic Children #84

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d48

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d52

The Complete Sodality Manual and Hymn Book #d26

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