Fourth Sunday in Advent

Fourth Sunday in Advent – Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord, your grace into our hearts, that we, to whom the Incarnation of Christ your Son was made known by the message of an Angel, may by his Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of his Resurrection. Who lives and reigns...

Vespers on December 23

Great O Antiphon, December 23 – O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the Desire of all nations and their Salvation: Come and save us, O Lord our God. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Vespers on December 22

Great O Antiphon for December 22 – O Rex gentium – O King of the nations, and their Desire, you are the cornerstone who makes us both one: Come and save mankind whom you fashioned from clay. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Vespers on December 20

December 20 Great O Antiphon: O Oriens – O Dayspring, Brightness of the Light Eternal, and Sun of Righteousness: Come and enlighten those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Great O Antiphons – Vespers on December 20

December 20 at Vespers – O Clavis David – O Key of David, and Scepter of the house of Israel, you open and no one can shut, you shut and no one can open: Come and bring the captives out of the prison house, those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death....

Great O Antiphon, December 19

Vespers, December 19 – O Radix Jesse – O Root of Jesse, you stand as an ensign to the peoples; before you kings will shut their mouths, and nations bow in worship: Come and deliver us, and tarry not. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Vespers on December 18

Great O Antiphons at Vespers – December 18 O Adonai, and Leader of the house of Israel, you appeared in the bush to Moses in a flame of fire, and gave him the law on Sinai: Come and redeem us with an outstretched arm. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Vespers on December 17

Great O Antiphons begin at Vespers on December 17 – O Sapientia – O Wisdom, you came forth from the mouth of the Most High, and reach from one end of the earth to the other, mightily and sweetly ordering all things: Come and teach us the way of prudence. ~Magnificat Antiphon

Third Sunday in Advent

Third Sunday in Advent – Almighty God, you once called John the Baptist to give witness to the coming of your Son and to prepare his way. Grant us, your people, the wisdom to see your purpose today and the openness to hear your will, that we may witness to Christ’s coming and so...

None in Advent

Advent at None – O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, give heed and act; delay not, for your own sake, O My God, because your city and your people are called by your name. ~Daniel 9:19 V: Come, O Lord, and do not delay. R: Forgive the sins of your people. ~Short...