Pollock, Thomas Benson, M.A., was born in 1836, and graduated at Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1859, M.A. 1863, where he also gained the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for English Verse in 1855. Taking Holy Orders in 1861, he was Curate of St. Luke's, Leek, Staffordshire; St. Thomas's, Stamford Hill, London; and St. Alban's, Birmingham. Mr. Pollock is a most successful writer of metrical Litanies. His Metrical Litanies for Special Services and General Use, Mowbray, Oxford, 1870, and other compositions of the same kind contributed subsequently to various collections, have greatly enriched modern hymnbooks. To the 1889 Supplemental Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern, Mr. Pollock contributed two hymns, “We are soldiers of Christ, Who is mighty to save… Go to person page >
Author: Jacques Bridaine
Jacques Bridaine (21 March 1701 in Chusclan – 22 December 1767 in Roquemaure) was a French Roman Catholic preacher.
Having completed his studies at the Jesuit college of Avignon he entered the Sulpician Seminary of the Royal Missions of St. Charles of the Cross. Soon after his ordination to the priesthood in 1725, he joined the Missions Royales, organized to bring back to the Catholíc faith the Protestants of France. For over forty years he visited as a missionary preacher almost every town of central and southern France. When only in minor orders, he was assigned as Lenten preacher in the Church of Aigues-Mortes.
It was at Aigues-Mortes where his extreme youth provoked the derision of the people and when Ash Wednesday arrived, the… Go to person page >
GENEVAN 12 first appeared in the 1551 Genevan Psalter and has thus been attributed to Louis Bourgeois (PHH 3), music editor for the 1551 edition. It is also known as DONNE SECOURS, the first two words of the French text for Psalm 12. The tune is included in many English-language hymnals because of i…
Display Title: My Lord, My MasterFirst Line: My Lord, my Master, at Thy feet adoringTune Title: STRENGTH AND STAYAuthor: Jaques Bridane, 1701-1767Meter: 11. 10. 11. 10Scripture: John 19:35Date: 2017Subject: Christ | Suffering and Death
Display Title: My Lord and Master (Before the Cross)First Line: My Lord and Master, at Your feet adoringTune Title: VESTAVIAAuthor: Jacques Bridane, 1701-67; K. Lee Scott; Thomas Benson Pollack, 1836-96Meter: 11 10 11 10Date: 2000
Display Title: My Lord, My Master, at Thy Feet AdoringFirst Line: My Lord, my Master, at Thy feet adoringTune Title: STRENGTH AND STAYAuthor: Jacques Bridaine, 1701-1767; Thomas B. PollockMeter: 220.127.116.11