Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on the 200th anniversary of her birth

Posted Mar 13, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a themed praise evening in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, on March 10. During her lifetime, she wrote almost 400 popular hymns, including “All Things Bright and Beautiful”; “There Is a Green Hill Far Away”; “Once in Royal David’s City”; and, I bind unto myself today “Saint Patrick’s Breastplate.”

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