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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 #148

Cantica Sacra #d70

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #113a

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #113b

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English and Latin Hymns, or Harmonies to Part I of the Roman Hymnal #61

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

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Laudis Corona #2

Roman Hymnal, Complete edition #d109

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d123

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d141

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d119

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d132

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Sunday School Hymn Book #58

Sursum Corda #d75

The Garland of Praise #d108

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d316

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The Sodalist's Hymnal #160

The St. Cecilia Hymnal. 4th ed. #d79

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