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O mother, I could weep for mirth

O mother, I could weep for mirth

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 20 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 mother, I could weep for mirth
Author: Frederick W. Faber

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American Catholic Hymnal: an extensive collection of hymns, Latin chants, and sacred songs for church, school, and home, including Gregorian masses, vesper psalms, litanies... #148Page Scan
Cantica Sacra: or, hymns for the Children of the Catholic Church #d70
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #113aPage Scan
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #113bPage Scan
English and Latin Hymns, or Harmonies to Part I of the Roman Hymnal: for the Use of Congregations, Schools, Colleges, and Choirs #61Page Scan
Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d162
Hymns, Carols and Chants for the Sunday School Children of St. Ignatius' Church #d58
Laudis Corona: the new Sunday school hymn book, containing a collection of Catholic hymns, arranged for the principal seasons and festivals of the year #2Page Scan
Manual of Select Catholic Hymns and Devotions for the Use of Schools, Colleges, Academies and Congregations. Rev. #d91
Roman Hymnal, Complete edition: a Complete Manual of English Hymns and Latin Chants. 25th ed. #d109
St. Basil's Hymn Book: Containing Daily Prayers, Prayers at Mass, Litanies #d123
St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d141
St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d119
St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d132
Sunday School Hymn Book #58Page Scan
Sursum Corda: a Manual of English Hymns and Prayers for the Use of CatholicSchools and Choirs #d75
The Garland of Praise #d108
The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d316
The Sodalist's Hymnal: containing a collection of Catholic hymns set to oringinal and selected harmonized melodies, also The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception, The Vesper Compline Office ... #160Page Scan
The St. Cecilia Hymnal. 4th ed. #d79
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