Jesus was Once a Little Child

Jesus was once a little child, a little child like me

Author: Mary F. Clare
Tune: CHILDHOOD (Dickinson)
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Mary F. Clare

[Cusack, Mary Francis., also known as Sister Mary Francis Clare, Religious of the Order of Poor Clares, Margaret Anna Cusack, C. F. Cusack, M. F. Cusack] Sister Mary F. Clare, of Kenmare, has written several hymns of merit, including:— 1. Before the throne of God above. Angels. 2. Hark, the angels bright are singing. Easter. 3. Jesus was once a little child. Jesus the Holy Example. Of these Nos. 1, 3 are in Mrs. Brock's Children's Hymn Book, 1881, and No. 2 in W. G. Horder's Hymn Lover, 1889. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus was once a little child, a little child like me
Title: Jesus was Once a Little Child
Author: Mary F. Clare
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


CHILDHOOD (Dickinson)

BELMONT (Gardiner)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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Children's Hymns #9

Children's Praises #d28

Church Hymnal, Third Edition #623

Little Children's Book #d50

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Little Children's Book #83

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Recitations Song and Story #41

Songs for Children #d77

Songs for Children, a Collection of Hymns and Other Songs ... #d73

Songs of Praise #d155

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d160

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The Children's Hymn Book #173

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d96

The Fountain of Song #d43

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The Junior Hymnal #43

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The New Children's Hymnal #310

The Primary Hymn Book, Hymns and Songs for Little Children #d52

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