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The canon of the mass

O God be ever with Thy Church

Author: John Joseph Furniss
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Author: John Joseph Furniss

Furniss, John Joseph, was born at Sheffield, June 19, 1809, and was educated at Oscott and at Ushaw. After being ordained priest he worked for some time at Bradford. In 1850 he joined the C.SS.R., went in 1851 to St. Mary's, Clapham, in 1855 to Bishop Eton, near Liverpool, and in 1863 returned to Clapham, where he died Sept. 16, 1865. He edited various books for children, including a Hymn-Book for Sunday School or Catechism, 1861. Three popular hymns for Holy Communion, (1861, as above, pp. 9-12, given as parts of a Children's Mass) have not been traced earlier, and may be his, viz.:— 1. In this Sacrament, sweet Jesus. 2. Now Jesus Christ's true Flesh and Blood. 3. O God, be ever with Thy Church. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymn… Go to person page >

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First Line: O God be ever with Thy Church
Title: The canon of the mass
Author: John Joseph Furniss

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Cantica Sacra #d62

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