Hymn of the holy child

Sing we now the praises

Author: Hermon Griswold Batterson
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Author: Hermon Griswold Batterson

Hermon G. Batterson was born on May 28, 1827 in Marble Dale, Connecticut. He was ordained an Anglican deacon in 1861 by Bishop Gregg of Texas, after which he became a missionary at Seguin. A year later he had charge of St. Mark’s, San Antonio, Texas. In 1862, he became Rector of Grace Church, Wabasha, Minnesota, and while there was advanced to the priesthood by Bishop Whipple in 1866. In 1869 he became Rector of St. Clement’s Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He remained at St. Clement’s until 1872, and then, after several years spent outside of parish work, he accepted the rectorship of the Church of the Annunciation, Philadelphia, in 1880. He stayed there until 1888, and in 1891 became Rector of the Church of the Redeemer, New Yor… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing we now the praises
Title: Hymn of the holy child
Author: Hermon Griswold Batterson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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