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Holy Innocents

Lovely flowers of martyrs, hail! Smitten by the tyrant foe, On life’s threshold, as the gale Strews the roses ere they blow. First to die for Christ—sweet lambs. At the very altar ye, With your fatal crowns and palms, Sport … Continue reading

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St. Anne

Spotless Anna, Juda’s glory, Through the Church from east to west Every tongue proclaims thy praises, Holy Mary’s mother blest! Saintly kings and priestly sires Blended in thy sacred line; Thou in virtue all before thee Didst excel by grace … Continue reading

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St. Aloysius

Dear Saint, who on thy natal day To Mary’s tender care was given, And did beneath her gentle sway Almost unsinning pass to heav’n: Sweet flower which lov’d to bloom unknown, A Saint ‘mid worldly pomp and pride; Who at … Continue reading

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Hail, Holy Joseph, Hail!

Hail, holy Joseph, hail! Chaste spouse of Mary, hail! Pure as the lily flower In Eden’s peaceful vale. Hail, holy Joseph, hail! Prince of the house of God! May his best graces be By thy sweet hands bestow’d. Hail, holy … Continue reading

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St. Joseph, Our Holy Patron

Holy patron! thee saluting Here we meet, with hearts sincere; Blest Saint Joseph, all, uniting, Call on thee to hear our prayer. Refrain Happy Saint, in bliss adoring Jesus Saviour of mankind, Hear thy children thee imploring, May we thy … Continue reading

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Faith of Our Fathers

Fidelis ad mortem Rev. Fr. 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 … Continue reading

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The Joys and Glories of Heaven

Who can paint that lovely city, City of true peace divine, Whose pure gates, forever open, Each in pearly lustre shine, Whose abodes of glory clear Naught defiling cometh near? There no stormy winter rages, There no scorching summer glows; … Continue reading

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