The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Hymn To The Holy Family

For Christmas

Traditional Idiom
This same hymn in Contemporary Idiom

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

Tune: "Cornish", M. Lee Suitor (b. 1942)
See The Hymnal 1982, Hymn 229

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

1. Mother of mercy, peace, and love,
Thy child is God come from above.
As Christ thou lovest, we would too
In all we say or think or do.

2. Joseph the Guardian, brave and wise,
Nothing is hidden from thine eyes.
By dreams the Lord God guided thee.
So follow we with constancy.

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

4. Lord Jesus Christ, we worship thee.
By thy good Spirit set us free.
A child for us; Friend crucified.
Risen, thou standest by 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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