O Virgo virginum

O Antiphons by Philip Chircop SJ

O Virgo virginum, quomodo fiet istud? Quia nec primam similem visa es nec habere sequentem. Filiae Jerusalem, quid me admiramini? Divinum est mysterium hoc quod cernitis.

O Virgin of virgins, how shall this be? For neither before thee was any like thee, nor shall there be after. Daughters of Jerusalem, why marvel ye at me? . . . → Read More: O Virgo virginum

Christmas Eve

Hans Baldung Nativity

Nativity, by Hans Baldung (1485–1545). From Wikimedia.

O Lord Jesus Christ, thou that art higher than the highest and didst not abhor the Virgin’s womb: Humble us under thy mighty hand, that we may be accounted true citizens of the heavenly kingdom; who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, . . . → Read More: Christmas Eve