Mother of Mercy, day by day, my love of thee grows more

Mother of Mercy, day by day, my love of thee grows more

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 15 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 of Mercy, day by day, my love of thee grows more
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Copyright: Public Domain

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American Catholic Hymnal #142

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #106a

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #106b

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Laudis Corona #104

Popular Hymns for Youth #d87

School Recreations #d67

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d87

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d98

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d116

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d94

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d102

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Sunday School Hymn Book #45

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The Catholic Hymn Book #218

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d247

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The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book. Singers' ed., Melody ed. #77

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