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ST. CATHARINE

H, F. Hemy

In spite of dun - geon, fire and sword,

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O how our hearts beat high with joy When-e'er we hear that glo - rious word:

Faith of our fathers, ho - ly faith! We will be true to thee till death. A - MEN.

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mp 2 Our fathers, chained in prisons dark,

Were still in heart and conscience free;
And blest would be their children's fate

If they, like them, should die for thee:
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We will be true to thee till death.
3 Faith of our fathers ! God's great power

Shall win all nations unto thee;
And through the truth that comes from God

Mankind shall then indeed be free:
Faith of our fathers, holy faith!
We will be true to thee till death.

mp 4 Faith of our fathers ! we will love

Both friend and foe in all our strife,
And preach thee, too, as love knows how

By kindly words and virtuous life:
mf Faith of our fathers, holy faith!
We will be true to thee till death.

F. W. Faber

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mf 2 O Jesus Christ, Incarnate Son, mp4 O God Triune, Thy Church to-day

Who bore our flesh that men In penitence before Thee kneels, might see

Mourning her years of slothful ease, The Vision of the Perfect Life

Her deafness to the world's apFashioned in their humanity;

peals;
By all Thy words of heavenly truth, Divided where she should be one,

By all Thy deeds of mercy wrought, Enamoured of a lesser strife,
By all the passion of Thy cross, Tithing the mint and cummin while

By the redemption Thou hast brought; Men perish for the Bread of Life; cr Hasten the time of our release, cr Hasten the time of our release,

Bring in Thy reign of truth and peace. Bring in Thy reign of truth and peace.

mf 3 O Holy Spirit, who dost touch mf 5 Restore to us the vision, Lord,

The prophets with Thy sacred fire, Descend with fires of Pentecost; Eternal Wisdom to whose light Our tongues unloose, our hearts inAll seekers after truth aspire;

flame, Behold the warring sons of men,

To preach the Gospel to the lost; The helpless by the strong op

Here at Thy feet our prayer is made, pressed,

Here life and wealth we dedicate; The truth with error still concealed, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, The evil grudgingly confessed;

Lord, Thy anointing we await; cr Hasten the time of our release, cr Hasten the time of our release, Bring in Thy reign of truth and peace. ng in Thy reign of truth and peace.

F. Edwards

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mf 2 Wake in our breasts the living fires, 4 God of all nations, Sovereign Lord,

The holy faith that warmed our sires: In Thy dread Name we draw the sword,
Thy hand hath made our nation free; or We lift the starry flag on high
To die for her is serving Thee.

That fills with light our stormy sky. 3 Be Thou a pillared flame to show mf 5 From treason's rent from murder's stain, The midnight snare, the silent foe;

Guard Thou its folds till peace shall reign,
And when the battle thunders loud, f Till fort and field, till shore and sea,
Still guide us in its moving cloud.

Join our loud anthem,-Praise to Thee.

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ANGELUS
L. M.

"Cantica Spiritualia" 1847

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J=94. O God of love, O King of peace, Make wars thro'-out the world to cease,

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A - MEN

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mf 2 Remember, Lord, Thy works of old,

None ever called on Thee in vain, The wonders that our fathers told; p Give peace, O God, give peace again! dim Remember not our sin's dark stain,

mf 4 Where saints and angels dwell above, Give peace, O God, give peace again

All hearts are knit in holy love; mf 3 Whom shall we trust but Thee, O Lord ? O bind us in that heavenly chain ! Where rest but on Thy faithful word ?

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In peace and war Thy will

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Nations may rise and na-tions fall, Thy changeless purpose rules them all.

A - MEN.

Alternative Tune, Melita, No. 258

mp 2 For those who weak and broken lie

In weariness and agen beds
Great Healer, to their beds of pain
Come, touch and make them whole again.

O hear a people's prayers, and bless

Thy servants in their hour of stress!
mf 3 For those to whom the call shall come,

We pray Thy tender welcome home;
The toil, the bitterness, all past,
We trust them to Thy love at last.

O hear a people's prayers for all !

Who, nobly striving, nobly fall!
mt 4 For those who minister and heal,

And spend themselves, their skill, their zeal;
Renew their hearts with Christ-like faith,
And guard them from disease and death:

And in Thine own good time, Lord, send
Thy peace on earth till time shall end.

J. Oxenham

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