ST. CATHERINE (Hemy)

Composer: Henri F. Hemy

Born: November 12, 1818, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Died: June 10, 1888, Hartlepool, Cleveland, England. Buried: St. Andrew’s, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Henry (sometimes spelled Henri) Frederick Hemy became a celebrated musician in the North East. He had spent time at sea as a young man, and emigrated to Australia in 1850 with his family. Unable to make his way satisfactorily as a musician in Melbourne, he returned to Newcastle, where he resided on Northumberland Street for some eight years. He later lived in Gateshead and North Shields, before becoming Professor of Music at the famous Ushaw College. He had long been a Catholic convert. His many hymns include the tune 'Stella', and he may have originated the tune we know as… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Henri F. Hemy (1864)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 32117 12671 17651
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Arranged in Crown of Jesus Music, by Henri F. Hemy (London: 1864)
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Faith of our fathers, living still

Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me

Jesus, Thy boundless love to me
No thought can reach, no tongue declare;
Oh, knit my thankful heart to Thee,
And reign without a rival there!
Thine wholly, Thine alone, I am;
Be Thou alone my constant flame.
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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #123
Text: Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #352
Text: Faith of Our Fathers
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #143
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The Cyber Hymnal #1416
Text: Faith of Our Fathers
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The Cyber Hymnal #1417
Text: Faith of Our Mothers
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The Cyber Hymnal #1489
Text: Faith of Our Brothers
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The Cyber Hymnal #1593
Text: Forth from the Dark and Stormy Sky
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The Cyber Hymnal #1872
Text: Give Me, O Lord, Right Views of Thee
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The Cyber Hymnal #1929
Text: God of the Earth, the Sky, the Sea!
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The Cyber Hymnal #3447
Text: Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me
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The Cyber Hymnal #4042
Text: Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Dwelling Place
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The Cyber Hymnal #5012
Text: O Jesus Christ, Our Lord Most Dear
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The Cyber Hymnal #5124
Text: O Lord of Glory! Who Couldst Leave
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The Cyber Hymnal #5463
Text: Our Earth We Now Lament to See
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The Cyber Hymnal #5808
Text: Rise, All Who Seek the Crucified
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The Cyber Hymnal #5988
Text: See, Sinners, in the Gospel Glass
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Timeless Truths #315
Text: Faith of Our Fathers
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The United Methodist Hymnal #710
Text: Faith of Our Fathers
Worship and Rejoice #530
Text: Faith of Our Fathers

Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #409TextImage
African American Heritage Hymnal #410TextImage
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #123TextImageAudioScore
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #352TextImageAudioScore
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #166TextImage
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #594TextImage
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #645Image
Celebration Hymnal #404Image
Chalice Hymnal #635Text
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #143AudioScore
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #728Text
Common Praise #328Text
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #395Text
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #812Image
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #813Image
Gather (3rd ed.) #677Image
Gather Comprehensive #600Text
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #579
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #703TextImageAudioFlexscore
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #558TextImage
Hymns of Faith #550TextImage
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #552
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #366TextImage
Rejoice in the Lord #454Text
Rejoice in the Lord #459Text
Revival Hymns and Choruses #432
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #304
Sing Joyfully #118TextImage
Singing the New Testament #125
Songs for Life #118Text
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #584
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #279
The New Century Hymnal #381Image
The United Methodist Hymnal #710TextImageAudioScore
The Worshiping Church #556TextImage
The Worshiping Church #692TextImage
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #570TextImage
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #580Text
Worship and Rejoice #530TextImageAudioScore