Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All

Jesus, my Lord, my God, my All, How can I love thee as I ought?

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 75 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

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 >

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First Line: Jesus, my Lord, my God, my All, How can I love thee as I ought?
Title: Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Meter: with refrain
Source: Lyra Cath.
Refrain First Line: Sweet Sacrament, we thee adore
Copyright: © 1955, GIA Publications, Inc.


Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all! How can I love Thee, &c. F. W. Faber. [Holy Communion.] Appeared in his Jesus and Mary, &c, 1849, in 9 stanzas of 4 lines, with the refrain,
"Sweet Sacrament! we Thee adore! 0, make us love Thee more and more!"
It is headed “Corpus Christi." In common use it is broken into parts, as: (1) "Jesus! my Lord," &c.; (2) "Ring joyously, ye solemn bells"; and (3) "Sound, sound His praises higher still." Its use is mainly confined to Roman Catholic Hymns. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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A Hymnal and Vesperal for the Seasons and Principal Festivals of the Ecclesiastical Year #d39

Cantate Omnes ... with Supplement #d51

Cantica Sacra: or, hymns for the Children of the Catholic Church #d43

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #73a

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #73b

Catholic Hymns, Gregorian Institute Hymnal, Organ Accompaniments to the 3rd and Augmented Edition #d32

Catholic School Chimes Part I #d25

Children's Hymn Book and Sodality Manual #d36

Diocesan Hymnal: Hymns for Monthly Devotions Part 2 #d65

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Gather Comprehensive #480

Hymnal for Schools #d89

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Hymns and Songs for Catholic Children #80

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Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #372

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d106

Hymns, Carols and Chants for the Sunday School Children of St. Ignatius' Church #d42

Jubilee Hymns for Church and School #d7

Jubilee Hymns. Parish worship ed. #d33

Laudate Hymnal and Choir Book #d40

Manual of Hymns for Congregational Singing, Prayers and Pious Practices #d52

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May Blossoms, a collection of hymns to the Blessed Virgin #40

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New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #314

Parish Worship II. New ed. #d26

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #491

Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d91

Popular Hymns for Youth #d78

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Revival Hymns #265

Roman Hymnal, Complete edition: a Complete Manual of English Hymns and Latin Chants. 25th ed. #d71

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d73

St. Basil's Hymn Book: Containing Daily Prayers, Prayers at Mass, Litanies #d79

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d95

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d73

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d81

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d168

St. Joseph's Hymnal. 5th ed. #d52

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Sunday School Hymn Book #130

Sursum Corda: a Manual of English Hymns and Prayers for the Use of CatholicSchools and Choirs #d46

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The Army and Navy Hymnal #RC12

The Assumption Hymnal #d42

The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Organ ed. #d70

The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Pew ed. #d70

The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d79

The Choral Sodality Hand Book, Containing Hymns, Canticles and Litanies #d13

The Complete Sodality Manual and Hymn Book #d41

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The Endeavor Hymnal: for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #113

The Garland of Praise #d67

The Hymnal for Schools #d90

The Hymnal: Army and Navy #c143

The New Saint Basil Hymnal #d72

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d183

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The Packer Hymnal #66

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The Parish Hymnal #63

The Parochial Hymnal, a Select Collection #d57

The Pius X Hymnal #d71

The Pius X Hymnal for Unison, Two Equal, or Four Mixed Voices. Rev. ed. #d58

The Plymouth Hymnal #d237

The St. Cecilia Hymnal. 4th ed. #d57

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The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book. Singers' ed., Melody ed. #53

Universal Hymns #d43

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Worship (3rd ed.) #488

Young People's Catholic Hymn Book #d35

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