O Faith, thou workest miracles

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Faith, thou workest miracles
Title: Conversion
Author: Frederick W. Faber


O Faith! thou workest miracles. F. W. Faber. [Faith.] Appeared in his Jesus and Mary, 1849, in 12 stanzas of 4 lines, and entitled "Conversion." It was also included in his Hymns, 1862. The hymn "O Gift of gifts! O grace of Faith," in the Hymnary, 1872, and others, is composed of stanzas v. vii.-x. and xii. of this hymn slightly altered. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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Hymns of the Ages: selections from Lyra Catholica, Germanica, Apostolica and Other Sources #d102
Hymns of the Church Militant #128Page Scan
Hymns of the Church, Ancient and Modern: for the use of all who love to sing the praises of God in Christ, in the family, the school, or the church; with a discourse on music as a divine ordinance... #314Page Scan
Lyra Catholica: containing all the hymns of the Roman breviary and missal, with others from various sources. Arranged for every day in the week, and the festivals and saints' days... #553Page Scan
Songs of the Soul: gathered out of many lands and ages #351Page Scan
The Catholic Hymn Book: a collection of hymns, anthems, etc. for all holydays of obligation and devotion throughout the year #241Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d307
The Presbyterian Hymnal #932Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #932Page Scan
The Sacrifice of Praise. psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs designed for public worship and private devotion, with notes on the origin of hymns. #344Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d618
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d391
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