Friday, December 21, 2012

O Antiphons - O Dawn of the East!

Dec. 21--O DAWN OF THE EAST, brightness of the light eternal, and Sun 
of Justice-

COME! and enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of 

Thursday, December 20, 2012

O Antiphons - O Key of David

Dec. 20--O KEY OF DAVID, and Sceptre of the House of Israel, who opens 
and no man shuts, who shuts, and no man opens--

COME! and bring forth the captive from his prison, he who sits in 
darkness and in the shadow of death.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

O Antiphons - O Root of Jesse

Dec. 19--O ROOT OF JESSE, who stands for an ensign of the people, 
before whom kings shall keep silence, and unto whom the Gentiles shall 
make supplication--

COME! to deliver us, and tarry not.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

O Antiphons - O Lord

Dec. 18--O LORD AND GIVER of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses 
in the flame of the burning bush, and gave him the law on Sinai--

COME! and redeem us with outstretched arm.


Monday, December 17, 2012

O Antiphons - O Wisdom

Dec. 17--O WISDOM, who came from the mouth of the Most High, reaching 
from end to end and ordering all things mightily and sweetly--

COME! and teach us the way of prudence.