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THE ‘O’ ANTIPHONS: O Emmanuel – 23rd December

O EMMANUEL – 23rd DECEMBER FAMILY CEREMONY: The family, together, say the Great Antiphon, followed by The Magnificat, and repeat the Antiphon at the close of evening prayer, or Vespers. ANTIPHONO EMMANUEL, Rex et legifer noster, exspectatio Gentium, et Salvator … Continue reading

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THE ‘O’ ANTIPHONS: O Rex Gentium – 22nd December

O REX GENTIUM – 22nd DECEMBER FAMILY CEREMONY: The family, together, say the Great Antiphon, followed by The Magnificat, and repeat the Antiphon at the close of evening prayer, or Vespers. ANTIPHON O REX GENTIUM, et desideratus earum, lapisque angularis, … Continue reading

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THE ‘O’ ANTIPHONS: O Oriens – 21st December

THE ‘O’ ANTIPHONSO ORIENS (O RADIANT DAWN) In Advent, we nurture the coming of the infant Jesus. He grows inside us, just as Mary guarded His being in her womb. We prepare the manger, our hearts, to receive Him with … Continue reading

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THE ‘O’ ANTIPHONS: O Clavis David – 20th December

FAMILY CEREMONY: The family, together, say the Great Antiphon, followed by The Magnificat, and repeat the Antiphon at the close of evening prayer, or Vespers. Maria Von Trapp, in her book, “Around the Year with the Von Trapp Family”, (Sophia, … Continue reading

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THE ‘O’ ANTIPHONS. O Radix Jesse – 19th December

(From ‘Venite Prandete) O RADIX JESSE: 19th DECEMBER The Epistle for today provides:Thus saith the Lord God: There shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse, and a flower shall rise up out of his root. And … Continue reading

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The ‘O’ Antiphons of Advent from 17th to 23rd December

UPDATED The “O Antiphons” refer to the seven antiphons that are recited (or chanted) preceding the Magnificat during Vespers of the Liturgy of the Hours. They cover the special period of Advent preparation known as the Octave before Christmas, Dec. … Continue reading

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O Antiphons – 18 December – O Adonai

From Fr Z’s blog: LATIN: 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. ENGLISH: O Lord and Ruler the house of Israel, … Continue reading

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