Joy, joy, the Mother comes

Joy, joy, the Mother comes

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Raised in the Church of England, Frederick W. Faber (b. Calverly, Yorkshire, England, 1814; d. Kensington, London, England, 1863) came from a Huguenot and strict Calvinistic family background. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and ordained in the Church of England in 1839. Influenced by the teaching of John Henry Newman, Faber followed Newman into the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 and served under Newman's supervision in the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Because he believed that Roman Catholics should sing hymns like those written by John Newton, Charles Wesley, and William Cowpe, Faber wrote 150 hymns himself. One of his best known, "Faith of Our Fathers," originally had these words in its third stanza: "Faith of Our Fathers! Mary'… Go to person page >

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First Line: Joy, joy, the Mother comes
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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American Catholic Hymnal #134

Cross and Crown for Catholic Sunday Schools, Concerts, Sodalities, etc. #d29

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Hymns and Songs for Catholic Children #117

Manual of Hymns for Congregational Singing, Prayers and Pious Practices #d54

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d78

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d83

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d99

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d77

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d85

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d173

The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d82

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The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book #79

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The Sodalist's Hymnal #142

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