Category Archives: Frederick W. Faber

Dear Father Philip! Holy Sire!

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871) and is under the title St. Philip Neri (who, as my patron saint, is near and dear to my own heart). Dear Father Philip! holy Sire! We are poor sons … Continue reading

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Like the Dawning of the Morning

Like the dawning of the morning, On the mountains golden heights, Like the breaking of the moonbeams On the gloom of cloudy nights, Like a secret told by angels Getting known upon the earth, Is the Mother’s expectation Of Messiah’s … Continue reading

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O Come And Mourn With Me Awhile

O come and mourn with me awhile; And tarry here the cross beside; O come, together let us mourn; Jesus, our Lord, is crucified. Have we no tears to shed for Him, While soldiers scoff and foes deride? Ah! look … Continue reading

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Faith Of Our Fathers

Faith of our fathers, living still, In spite of dungeon, fire and sword; O how our hearts beat high with joy Whenever we hear that glorious Word! Refrain: Faith of our fathers, holy faith! We will be true to thee … Continue reading

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