O Clavis David

20 December O Clavis David by Philip Chircop SJ

O Clavis David, by Philip Chircop SJ. O Antiphon for 20 December.

O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel; qui aperis, et nemo claudit; claudis, et nemo aperit: veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris, sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

O Key of David and sceptre of the House of Israel; you open . . . → Read More: O Clavis David

Winter (Advent) Ember Day: II

Nicolas Poussin Winter or The Deluge

Winter, or The Deluge, by Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665). From Wikipedia.

Almighty God, the giver of all good gifts, who of thy divine providence hast appointed divers Orders in thy Church: Give thy grace, we humbly beseech thee, to all those who are to be called to any office and administration in the same; . . . → Read More: Winter (Advent) Ember Day: II