Mary, dearest mother, from thy

Mary, dearest mother, from thy

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 11 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: Mary, dearest mother, from thy
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Refrain First Line: O we pray thee, loved Mary
Copyright: Public Domain

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American Catholic Hymnal #153

Diocesan Hymnal #d73

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d120

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d82

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d90

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d108

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d85

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d94

The Ave Maria Hymnal. 2nd rev. ed. #d88

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The Sodalist's Hymnal #202

Universal Hymns #d48

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