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

O Emmanuel

23 December O Emmanuel by Philip Chircop SJ

O Emmanuel, by Philip Chircop SJ. P Antiphon for 23 December.

O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, exspectatio Gentium, et Salvator earum: veni ad salvandum nos, Domine, Deus noster.

O Emmanuel, our king and our lawgiver, the hope of the nations and their Saviour: Come and save us, O Lord our God.

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O Rex Gentium

22 December O Rex gentium by Philip Chircop SJ

O Rex gentium, by Philip Chircop SJ. O Antiphon for 22 December.

O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum, lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum: veni, et salva hominem, quem de limo formasti.

O King of the nations, and their desire, the cornerstone making both one: Come and save the human race, which you fashioned . . . → Read More: O Rex Gentium

O Oriens

21 December O Oriens by Philip Chircop SJ

O Oriens, by Philip Chircop SJ. O Antiphon for 21 December.

O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

O Morning Star, splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness: Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.

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O Radix Jesse

19 December O Radix Jesse by Philip Chircop SL

O Radix Jesse, by Philip Chircop SJ. O Antiphon for 19 December.

O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os suum, quem Gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare.

O Root of Jesse, standing as a sign among the peoples; before you kings will shut their mouths, . . . → Read More: O Radix Jesse

O Adonai

18 December O Adonai by Philip Chircop SJ

O Adonai, by Philip Chircop SJ. O Antiphon for 18 December.

O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel, qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti, et ei in Sina legem dedisti: veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento.

O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the fire of . . . → Read More: O Adonai

O Sapientia

O sapientia, by Philip Chircop SJ. Antiphon for 17 December.

O sapientia, by Philip Chircop SJ. Antiphon for 17 December.

O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodiisti, attingens a fine usque ad finem, fortiter suaviterque disponens omnia: veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae.

O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth of the Most High, reaching from one end to the other, mightily and sweetly . . . → Read More: O Sapientia