Mother Mary, at thine altar We thy loving children kneel

Mother Mary, at thine altar We thy loving children kneel

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 21 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: Mother Mary, at thine altar We thy loving children kneel
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Copyright: Public Domain

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American Catholic Hymnal #278

Cantica Sacra #d55

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #99

Diocesan Hymnal #d79

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Hymns and Songs for Catholic Children #130

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d131

Manual of Hymns for Congregational Singing, Prayers and Pious Practices #d60

Manual of Select Catholic Hymns and Devotions for the Use of Schools, Colleges, Academies and Congregations. Rev. #d71

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d86

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d96

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d114

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d92

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d101

St. Joseph's Hymnal. 5th ed. #d65

Sursum Corda #d55

The Ave Maria Hymnal. 2nd rev. ed. #d90

The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d96

The Complete Sodality Manual and Hymn Book #d47

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The De La Salle Hymnal #73

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d241

The Parochial Hymnal, a Select Collection #d70

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