Drane, Augusta Theodosia (Mother Frances Raphael, O.S.D.); was b. in 1823 at Bromley, Middlesex, entered the Order of St. Dominic in 1853, became Mother Superior of the Dominican Nuns of the Third Order, and died April 29, 1894, at St. Dominic's Convent, Stone, Staffs. She published in 1876 Songs in the Night, enlarged edition 1887. The following hymns by her are in recent collections:—
1. O spouse of Christ, on whom. [St. Catherine of Siena.] In the Dominican Hymn Book, 1881, No. 217, and St. Dominic's Hymn Book, 1901.
2. The clouds hang thick o'er Israel's camp. [Holy Rosary.] St. Dominic's Hymn Book, 1885 and 1901, &c, A. E. Tozer's Catholic Hymns, 1887, and Catholic Church Hymnal, l905.
3. Thou who hero-like hast striven [St.… Go to person page >