Posts Tagged ‘“O” Antiphons’

Intensifying our Preparation for Christmas with the Antiphons of Advent

Monday, December 18th, 2017

One of the more striking hymns that everyone associates with Advent is O Come, O Come Emmanuel, which captures so beautifully the longing for the Messiah. It is one of the songs called the “O Antiphons,” each of which reveals some part of what God’s people have yearned for in their Savior.  The antiphons are […] [Read more]

The “O” Antiphons

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Throughout Advent, we are invited to rejoice in the goodness and glory of God.  “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth!” (Psalm 8:2).  In a particular way, the Church reflects upon the names for God that tell the story of our salvation through the gift of his Son to […] [Read more]