December 2018 archive

The last seven days of Christmas contain the seven “O Antiphons.”

The “O’s” of Advent are the great gems of liturgical song which are sung each evening at the “Magnificat” at Vespers, from December 17 to December 23.Addressing Christ with seven magnificent titles, they beg Him to come to save His people. Each O antiphon addresses Christ using a Messianic title drawn from the prophecies of the Old Testament. …

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Advent and the Divine Will

Advent and the Divine Will From Pope Benedict XVI and the Book of Heaven BENEDICT XVI ANGELUS Saint Peter’s Square First Sunday of Advent, 2 December 2012 Advent and the Divine Will

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