Tag: o antiphons

O Adonai – O Lord

O Adonai and Leader of the House of Israel, you appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush and gave him the Law on Sinai. O come and redeem us with an outstretched arm. -source of translation unknown

O Sapientia – O Wisdom

Today we sing, “O Wisdom”, or as it was in the original Latin in the 7th century, “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… Continue Reading “O Sapientia – O Wisdom”

The O Antiphons Are Coming

If you have ever sung the Advent hymn, “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” you have sung the O Antiphons. And while this songĀ  has been sung, in recent years, throughout the Advent and Christmas season. Traditionally, these antiphons are chanted before the Magnificat during… Continue Reading “The O Antiphons Are Coming”

O Key of David, Come!

This week of Advent is the week of the O Antiphons. Today’s O Antiphon is: Alleluia, Alleluia. O Key of David, Opening the gates of God’s Eternal Kingdom: Come and free the Prisoners of darkness! Alleluia, Alleluia. To learn more about them, please read… Continue Reading “O Key of David, Come!”