The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Hymn To The Holy Family

For Christmas

Contemporary Idiom
This same hymn in Traditional Idiom

Words: Vincent William Uher III , copyright 1998
(copyright details below)

Tune: "Cornish", M. Lee Suitor (b. 1972)
See The Hymnal 1982, Hymn 229

See: The Christmas-tide Hymns of Rev. Vincent William Uher III

1. Mother of mercy, peace, and love,
Your child is God come from above.
As you love Jesus, we would too
In all we say or think or do.

2. Joseph the Guardian, brave and wise,
Nothing is hidden from your eyes.
By dreams the Lord God guided you.
May we follow and be found true.

3. Father of Jesus, God most high,
Your love so great brought our Lord nigh.
Your Son for us became a slave
To give himself the world to save.

4. Lord Jesus Christ, we worship you.
By your good Spirit make us new.
A child you came. Our Friend you died.
Risen, you stand here at our side.

Note:

Words: Copyright 1998 Vincent Uher. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission. Permission granted for one time use with inclusion of copyright notice and email notification to Fr Vincent Uher [email protected].

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