In faith and hope and love

In faith and hope and love. James Phillip McAuley (1917-76). Following the success of the collaboration between Australian poet James Phillip McAuley* and composer Richard Connolly* which led to the publication in the ‘Living Parish’ series of their first collection of hymns, We Offer the Mass (1959), they were commissioned to continue their work. ‘In faith and hope and love’ was written in 1963 and tried out with the small Roman Catholic congregation at North Ryde, Sydney, to which both men belonged. It was published in the ‘Living Parish’ series in the collection, Hymns for the year of Grace (1963) and then in the second edition of The Living Parish Hymn Book (1964). It has also...

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