July 14, 1800, The Friars, Maldon, Essex, England.

October 6, 1894, Convent of the Assumption, Sidmouth, Devonshire, England.

Convent of the Assumption, Sidmouth, Devonshire, England.

Though raised as an Anglican, Bridges converted to Roman Catholicism in 1848. He lived in Quebec, Canada, for some years, but eventually returned to England. His works include:

  1. Away from God
  2. Behold the Lamb of God
  3. Blessed Lamb, on Calvary’s Mountain
  4. Bright Were the Mornings First Impearled
  5. Crown Him with Many Crowns
  6. From Circlets Starred with Many a Gem
  7. Head of the Hosts in Glory
  8. Holy of Holies, Seat of Love
  9. Jesu! to Thee We Look
  10. Lo! on the Slope of Yonder Shore
  11. My God, Accept My Heart This Day
  12. Rise, Glorious Conqueror
  13. Rise, O Lord, in All Thy Glory
  14. Rose of the Cross, Thou Mystic Flower
  15. Soil Not Thy Plumage, Gentle Dove
  16. Wave the Sweet Censer, Wave
  17. Wine-Press, The

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