Category Archives: Faith

Faith of Our Fathers

Rev. F. W. Faber Faith of our Fathers! living still, In spite of dungeon, fire and sword, Oh! how our hearts beat high with joy, Whene’er we hear that glorious word. Chorus Faith of our Fathers! holy Faith! We will … Continue reading

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Ave, Verum Corpus

Ave, verum Corpus, natum Ex Maria Virgine, Vere passum, immolatum, In cruce pro homine. O clemens, O pie, O dulcis, dulcis Jesu, Jesu Fili Mariae. Cujus latus perforatum Vero fluxit sanguine, Esto nobis praegustatum Mortis in examine. O clemens, O … Continue reading

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Mother of Mercy

Mother of Mercy, day by day My lore of thee grows more and more; Thy gifts are strown upon my way, Like sands upon the great sea-shore. Though poverty and work and woe The masters of my life may be; … Continue reading

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Thou Loving Maker of Mankind

Thou loving Maker of mankind, Before thy throne we pray and weep; Oh! strengthen us with grace divine, This solemn, sacred time to keep! Refrain Hear us, Hear us, O Trinity thrice blest! Sole Unity, to Thee, to Thee we … Continue reading

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O God of Loveliness

Tuus sum ego O God of loveliness, O Lord of Heaven above, How worthy to possess My heart’s devoted love! So sweet Thy countenance, So gracious to behold, That one, one only glance To me were bliss untold. Thou art … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Thou Lord of Grace

Come, Holy Ghost, Thou Lord of Grace, Come, make our hearts Thy dwelling place; For Thou the best consoler art, Who dost Thy seven gifts impart: Come, Holy Ghost, fill every heart. On Thee we call, our Paraclete, The Gift … Continue reading

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Litany of the Childhood of Jesus

By the name which thou didst take, Suffering early for our sake; Name ador’d on bended knee, Name of grace and majesty,— Chorus Child of Mary, hear our cry! Thou wert little once as we; Hear the loving Litany We, … Continue reading

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