Mary, dearest of all mothers

Mary, dearest of all mothers

Author: Eleanor C. Donnelly
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Eleanor C. Donnelly

Donnelly, Eleanor C. (September 6, 1838--April 30, 1917). Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died in West Chester, Penn. Her prolific writings were largely of a religious and devotional character. Her poems, the best of which, a hymn to the Blessed Virgin, was written at the age of nine, have been collected and edited by D. I. McDermott. Many of her hymns in common use appeared to music in Hymns of the Sacred Heart, 1912, published by the Society of the Divine Word. Those in common use from this collection are: Sacred Heart in accents burning Hear the heart of Jesus pleading Heart of Jesus dearest treasure Like a strong and raging fire Peace be still Another, "Dearest of all mothers," appears in the St. Rose Hymnal. --J. V… Go to person page >

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First Line: Mary, dearest of all mothers
Author: Eleanor C. Donnelly
Refrain First Line: Mother, to our aid e'er speed
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