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O Food to pilgrims given, Bread of the hosts of Heaven

O Food to pilgrims given, Bread of the hosts of Heaven

Translator: H. T. Henry
Published in 4 hymnals

Translator: H. T. Henry

Born: November 27, 1862, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Died: March 12, 1946, Jessup, Pennsylvania. Henry attended LaSalle College, the University of Pennsylvania, and St. Charles Seminary, Overbrook, Pennsylvania. After ordination in 1889, he taught English and Latin at the seminary until 1894, music and literature until 1917, and directed the seminary choir. He went on to serve as Rector of the Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys (1902-19), and professor of homiletics at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (1919-37). He is also remembered as a lecturer at the Catholic Summer School, Cliff Haven, New York; president of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia; editor of Church Music (1905-14); and aut… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Food to pilgrims given, Bread of the hosts of Heaven
Translator: H. T. Henry
Publication Date: 1920
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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