O divinest childhood of my Savior dear

O divinest childhood of my Savior dear

Author: Joseph Lambillotte
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Joseph Lambillotte

Lambillotte, Joseph, S.J., was born July 3, 1805, at Hameau de la Hamaide, near Charleroi, Belgium; entered the Society of Jesus 1828; died at Saint-Acheul, near Amiens, Aug. 14, 1842. He contributed a number of hymns to the Choix de Cantiques, Paris, 1842, ed. by his brother Louis, also S.J. (De Backer, 1893, iv. 1415). One, which appears in 1842, No. 8, and has not been traced earlier, may be his, viz., O Divine Enfance (The Child Jesus the Model of Children), translated as "O Divinest Childhood," by E. Caswall in his Masque of Mary, 1856, p. 296. In the Parochial Hymn Book, 1880, it is in two parts, separately numbered, the second beginning "Come, ye little children." [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary… Go to person page >

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First Line: O divinest childhood of my Savior dear
Author: Joseph Lambillotte



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Hymns and Songs for Catholic Children #30

Roman Hymnal, Complete edition #d93

The Complete Sodality Manual and Hymn Book #d53

The St. Cecilia Hymnal. 4th ed. #d68

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