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O purest of creatures, sweet mother, sweet maid

O purest of creatures, sweet mother, sweet maid

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 36 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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A Treasury of Catholic Song: comprising some two hundred hymns from Catholic soruces old and new #155Page Scan
American Catholic Hymnal: an extensive collection of hymns, Latin chants, and sacred songs for church, school, and home, including Gregorian masses, vesper psalms, litanies... #279Page Scan
Cantica Sacra: or, hymns for the Children of the Catholic Church #d71
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #112Page Scan
Catholic Hymns, Gregorian Institute Hymnal, Organ Accompaniments to the 3rd and Augmented Edition #d64
Children's Hymn Book and Sodality Manual #d50
Diocesan Hymnal: Hymns for Monthly Devotions Part 2 #d106
Hosanna of the Little Ones #d32
Hymns and Songs for Catholic Children #109Page Scan
Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d164
Hymns, Carols and Chants for the Sunday School Children of St. Ignatius' Church #d61
Jubilee Hymns. Book II #d19
Laudis Corona: the new Sunday school hymn book, containing a collection of Catholic hymns, arranged for the principal seasons and festivals of the year #1Page 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... #383Page Scan
Popular Hymns for Youth #d113
Rohr's Favorite Catholic Melodies #d46
School Recreations: the Catholic Teacher's Companion. 5th ed. #d77
St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d111
St. Basil's Hymn Book: Containing Daily Prayers, Prayers at Mass, Litanies #d124
St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d143
St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d120
St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d136
St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d246
Sursum Corda: a Manual of English Hymns and Prayers for the Use of CatholicSchools and Choirs #d76
The Ave Maria Hymnal. 2nd rev. ed. #d122
The Catholic Hymn Book: a collection of hymns, anthems, etc. for all holydays of obligation and devotion throughout the year #127bPage Scan
The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d114
The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book: containing the hymns of the seasons and festivals of the year, and an extensive collection of sacred melodies; to which are added an easy mass, vespers, and motets... #86Page Scan
The Choral Sodality Hand Book, Containing Hymns, Canticles and Litanies #d25
The De La Salle Hymnal: for Catholic schools and choirs #70Page Scan
The Hymn Book of the New Sunday School Companion #d27
The Hymnal: Army and Navy #c135
The New Saint Basil Hymnal #d111
The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d321
The St. Alban Hymnal #d312
The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book. Singers' ed., Melody ed. #79Page Scan
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