Friends in Faith

Author: Delores Dufner

Benedictine Sister Delores Dufner is one of the best-known hymn writers in the church today. More than 20 different publishers in the U.S., Canada, England and Australia have included her texts in their hymnals and hymn collections. The popular hymn anthology, Sing a New Church, contains her distinctive, beautifully crafted texts set to familiar hymn tunes. Sister Delores frequently receives commissions to write hymn texts for special occasions and needs. In 1994 she completed a commission for the libretto, Choose Life (Uvacharta Bachayim), an opera/oratorio in commemoration of the Jewish holocaust, with music by Mona Lyn Reese. In 1996 she was one of five winners in an international English-language hymn competition to update Mary's… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Friends in faith who follow Jesus
Title: Friends in Faith
Author: Delores Dufner
Meter: 5.5.5.5.5.5.5.4
Copyright: Text © 1982, 1992, The Sisters of St. Benedict, admin. OCP Publications

Tune

RESTORATION

ARISE is an anonymous American folk melody. Set to "Mercy, O Thou Son of David," the tune was published in William Walker's (PHH 44) Southern Harmony (1835) with the title RESTORATION. Its name was changed to ARISE (after the refrain in the ballad about the prodigal son) when it was set to Hart's te…

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Timeline

Instances

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Scripture Song Database #1057
Sing! A New Creation #135Audio



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