Category Archives: Frederick W. Faber

O Mother! I Could Weep For Mirth

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “Immaculate! Immaculate!” It is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. O Mother! I could weep for mirth, Joy fills my heart … Continue reading

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The Day, The Happy Day, Is Dawning

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “Sine Labe Originali Concepta.” It is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. The day, the happy day, is dawning, The glorious … Continue reading

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O Purest Of Creatures! Sweet Mother! Sweet Maid

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “The Immaculate Conception.” O purest of creatures! sweet Mother! sweet Maid The one spotless womb wherein Jesus was laid! Dark night hath come down … Continue reading

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Souls Of Men! Why Will Ye Scatter

This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appeared in the second edition of Fr. Faber’s “Hymns” (1868). The popular hymn “There’s A Wideness in God’s Mercy” is taken from selected verses of this hymn using the … Continue reading

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Have Mercy On Us, God Most High!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Most Holy Trinity in that hymnal. Have mercy on us, God Most High! Who lift our hearts to … Continue reading

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My God How Wonderful Thou Art

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Eternal Father in that hymnal. My God how wonderful Thou art, Thy Majesty how bright, How beautiful Thy … Continue reading

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Jesus! My Lord, My God, My All!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for Corpus Christi in that hymnal. Jesus! my Lord, my God, my all! How can I love Thee as I … Continue reading

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