LITANY (Hervey)

LITANY (Hervey)

Composer: Frederick A. J. Hervey (1875)
Published in 21 hymnals

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Composer: Frederick A. J. Hervey

Born: May 18, 1846, Westminster, Middlesex, England. Died: August 8, 1910, Norwich, England. Buried: St. Mary Magdalene’s Church, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. Son of Alfred, Lord Hervey, Frederick was educated at Marlborough and Trinity College, Cambridge (BA 1868, MA 1872). He was ordained a deacon in 1869, and priest in 1870. He served as Rector of Upton-Pyne, Devon (1876); Sandringham (1878-1907); Canon of Norwich (1897); and Domestic Chaplain to King Edward VII (1901). Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Frederick A. J. Hervey (1875)
Incipit: 56711 67243 21653
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesu, with Thy Church Abide

Jesu, with Thy Church abide,
Be her Savior, Lord, and Guide,
While on earth her faith is tried:
We beseech Thee, hear us.

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Father, hear Thy children's call

Father, hear Thy children's call;
Humbly at Thy feet we fall,
Prodigals, confessing all:
We beseech Thee, hear us.

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The Cyber Hymnal #1766
Text: God, the Hope of Those Who Pray
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