St. Louis de Montfort (b. 1673- d. 1716), the great French Marian priest, was a prolific poet and hymn writer. When he traveled through France giving missions, Montfort taught the people his hymns as a means of teaching the truths of the Roman Catholic Faith. The following is one of Montfort’s hymns which is titled Respect and Desire for Virtue. It…
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Fr. Faber in May
Mother of God, He broke thy heart That it might wider be, That in the vastness of its love There might be room for me. Fr. Frederick William Faber (b. 1814- d. 1863) The month of May would not be complete without a post on Our Lady’s son, Fr. Frederick William Faber. I wrote of this English priest in…