Now Fades All Earthly Splendor

Author: James Quinn, SJ, b. 1919

James Quinn (b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 21, 1919; d. Edinburgh, Scotland, April 8, 2010) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1950. As a consultant for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, sparked by Vatican II, he has exerted influence far beyond his native Scotland. A collection of his hymn texts is available from Selah Publishing company. Sing a New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now fades all earthly splendor
Title: Now Fades All Earthly Splendor
Author: James Quinn, SJ, b. 1919
Language: English
Copyright: Used by permission of Geoffrey Chapman. a division of Cassell PLC

Tune

AURELIA

Composed by Samuel S. Wesley (PHH 206), AURELIA (meaning "golden") was published as a setting for “Jerusalem the Golden” in Selection of Psalms and Hymns, which was compiled by Charles Kemble and Wesley in 1864. Though opinions vary concerning the tune's merits (Henry J. Gauntlett once condemned…

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Catholic Book of Worship III #666

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