Category Archives: Jesus Christ Our Lord

I Was Wandering And Weary

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 True Shepherd. For the Ragged School.” in that hymnal: I was wandering and weary, When my … Continue reading

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Unchanging And Unchangeable, Before Angelic Eyes

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Sacred Heart in that hymnal: Unchanging and Unchangeable, before angelic eyes, The Vision of the Godhead in its tranquil beauty … Continue reading

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When Through The Torn Sail The Wild Tempest Is Streaming

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. When through the torn sail … Continue reading

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Lord! Thou Didst Arise And Say

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. Lord! Thou didst arise and … Continue reading

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Thousands Of Years Had Come And Gone

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Descent of Jesus to Limbus in that hymnal: Thousands of years had come and gone, And slow the … Continue reading

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Viva! Viva! Gesù! Che Per Mio Bene

Viva! Viva! Gesù! che per mio bene Tutto il sangue verso dalle sue vene. Il sangue di Gesù fu la mia vita; Benedetta la Sua bontà infinita. Questo sangue in eterno sia lodato, Che dall’ inferno il mondo ha riscattato. … Continue reading

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Hail, Jesus! Hail! Who For My Sake

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Precious Blood in that hymnal: Hail, Jesus! Hail! who for my sake Sweet Blood from Mary’s veins didst … Continue reading

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