O thou within whose sure control

Author: Kathryn T. Munro

Munro, Kathryn. (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, July 9, 1884--January 21, 1964, Toronto, Ontario). Anglican. About 1910 she married J. Freeman Tupper, an Anglican priest stationed near her home in Nova Scotia. He served as a Canadian Army chaplain on the Western Front (1916-1919), then at Camp Borden, Ont. (1920-1923), moving on to pastorates in Sutton, Ont. (1924-1927) and Toronto (1927-1937), where he died. She continued to publish articles and books of verse under her maiden name, culminating in Collected Poems (Toronto: Burns and MacEachern, 1961). Her four stanzas (written 1928) beginning "O Thou within whose sure control" share the metre of "Eternal Father, strong to save" and were paired with ti in the United Church Hymnary (1930) and the… Go to person page >

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First Line: O thou within whose sure control
Author: Kathryn T. Munro


MELITA (Dykes)

The original chant melody associated with this text [i.e., "Eternal Father, strong to save"] is found in most hymnals of denominations where chant has played a role, including the Lutheran tradition, which has produced much organ music on this well-known chant. The setting here is by John B. Dykes (…

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Divine Service Book for the Armed Forces #d163

The Book of Common Praise #302

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #453

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