Daily Archives: December 18, 2012

Silent Night: the History of this best-loved Carol

The young priest was worried. Within 24 hours he was supposed to lead a Christmas Eve Mass, but he had no music. The Salzach River that flowed near the village church of Oberndorf, Austria, caused chronic moisture which had rusted … Continue reading

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O Adonai

This is the O Antiphon for today, 18th December. O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel, qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti, et ei in Sina legem dedisti: veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento. O Adonai, and leader of … Continue reading

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Third day of the Christmas Novena

(Mention your intentions here) O Adonai, and Ruler of the house of Israel, Who didst appear unto Moses in the burning bush, and gavest him the law in Sinai, come to redeem us with an outstretched arm!  Recite one Our Father, … Continue reading

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