The assumption

Sing, sing, ye angel bands

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 23 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Raised in the Church of England, Frederick W. Faber (b. Calverly, Yorkshire, England, 1814; d. Kensington, London, England, 1863) came from a Huguenot and strict Calvinistic family background. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and ordained in the Church of England in 1839. Influenced by the teaching of John Henry Newman, Faber followed Newman into the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 and served under Newman's supervision in the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Because he believed that Roman Catholics should sing hymns like those written by John Newton, Charles Wesley, and William Cowpe, Faber wrote 150 hymns himself. One of his best known, "Faith of Our Fathers," originally had these words in its third stanza: "Faith of Our Fathers! Mary'… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing, sing, ye angel bands
Title: The assumption
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 23 of 23)

A Hymnal and Vesperal for the Seasons and Principal Festivals of the Ecclesiastical Year #d72

American Catholic Hymnal #137

Cantica Sacra #d75

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #111a

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #111b

Cross and Crown for Catholic Sunday Schools, Concerts, Sodalities, etc. #d47

Diocesan Hymnal #d127

Hymns and Harmonies #d57

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Hymns and Songs for Catholic Children #118

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d199

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Lyra Catholica #386

Popular Hymns for Youth #d129

Roman Hymnal, Complete edition #d144

School Recreations #d92

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d133

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d167

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d309

Sursum Corda #d88

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The Catholic Hymn Book #219

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The Catholic Hymnal #142

The Choral Sodality Hand Book, Containing Hymns, Canticles and Litanies #d34

The Little Catholic Hymn Book #d77

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