Category Archives: Frederick W. Faber

O Mary! Mother Mary! Our Tears Are Flowing Fast

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “St. Philip’s Home.” in that hymnal. When this hymn was written, the reigning Pope, Blessed Pius IX … Continue reading

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How Shalt Thou Bear The Cross That Now

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The Eternal Years.” in that hymnal: How shalt thou bear the Cross that now So dread a … Continue reading

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Fever And Fret, And Aimless Stir

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Low Spirits.” in that hymnal: Fever and fret, and aimless stir, And disappointed strife, All chafing unsuccessful … Continue reading

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Father And God! Mine Endless Doom

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Predestination.” in that hymnal: Father and God! mine endless doom Is hidden in Thy Hand, And I … Continue reading

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O How The Thought Of God Attracts

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Perfection.” in that hymnal: O how the thought of God attracts And draws the heart from earth, … Continue reading

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O See How Jesus Trusts Himself

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “True Love.” in that hymnal: O see how Jesus trusts Himself Unto our childish love, As though … Continue reading

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O It Is Hard To Work For God

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The Right Must Win.” in that hymnal: O it is hard to work for God, To rise … Continue reading

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