In this sacrament, sweet Jesus

Representative Text

1 In this Sacrament, sweet Jesus!
Thou dost give thy flesh and blood,
With thy soul and Godhead also,
As our own most precious food.

2 Yes, dear Jesus, I believe it,
And thy presence I adore,
And with all my heart I love thee,
May I love thee more and more.

3 Come, sweet Jesus, in thy mercy,
Give thy flesh and blood to me;
Come to me, O dearest Jesus,
Come, my soul's true life to be.

4 Come, that I may live forever,
Thou in me and I in Thee;
Living thus, I shall not perish,
But shall live eternally.

Source: Laudis Corona: the new Sunday school hymn book, containing a collection of Catholic hymns, arranged for the principal seasons and festivals of the year #184a

Author: John Joseph Furniss

Furniss, John Joseph, was born at Sheffield, June 19, 1809, and was educated at Oscott and at Ushaw. After being ordained priest he worked for some time at Bradford. In 1850 he joined the C.SS.R., went in 1851 to St. Mary's, Clapham, in 1855 to Bishop Eton, near Liverpool, and in 1863 returned to Clapham, where he died Sept. 16, 1865. He edited various books for children, including a Hymn-Book for Sunday School or Catechism, 1861. Three popular hymns for Holy Communion, (1861, as above, pp. 9-12, given as parts of a Children's Mass) have not been traced earlier, and may be his, viz.:— 1. In this Sacrament, sweet Jesus. 2. Now Jesus Christ's true Flesh and Blood. 3. O God, be ever with Thy Church. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymn… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In this sacrament, sweet Jesus
Author: John Joseph Furniss
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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