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O Antiphon

At monasteries, the week before Christmas is marked by the singing of the O Antiphons at Vespers.  This tradition goes back to at least the 9th century.  By the twelfth century, the O Antiphons appeared in the popular Christmas hymn we know today as O Come, O Come Emmanuel. The Antiphons were originally written in […]

Praying the O Antiphons Listen to Sr Kathy’s Reflections on the O Antiphons or read it here.

Chapter Talk – Fourth Sunday of Advent – December 23, 2018, cycle-C Who Is Coming…   O Wisdom, your gentle power extends from one end of the earth to the other…it teaches us knowledge of self and of God, revealing the truth wherever deceptions appear.  Your Wisdom Word emerges out of the silent depths. O come, […]

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