Fe de los santos

Author: Frederick William Faber

Raised in the Church of England, Frederick W. Faber (b. Calverly, Yorkshire, England, 1814; d. Kensington, London, England, 1863) came from a Huguenot and strict Calvinistic family background. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and ordained in the Church of England in 1839. Influenced by the teaching of John Henry Newman, Faber followed Newman into the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 and served under Newman's supervision in the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Because he believed that Roman Catholics should sing hymns like those written by John Newton, Charles Wesley, and William Cowpe, Faber wrote 150 hymns himself. One of his best known, "Faith of Our Fathers," originally had these words in its third stanza: "Faith of Our Fathers! Mary'… Go to person page >

Translator: Salomón R. Mussiett

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Text Information

First Line: Fe de los santos, ejemplo ta fiel
Title: Fe de los santos
English Title: Faith of our fathers, living still
Author: Frederick William Faber
Translator: Salomón R. Mussiett
Meter: with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Fe de los santos, viva fe
Copyright: Tr. © 1996 Abingdon Press (admin. by Music Services)



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