Tag Archives: Advent Antiphons

O Emmanuel – An Advent Reflection for 23rd December

We have come to the end of our Advent journey through the great Antiphons used in these days running up to Christmas. And we end with the greatest of them all, with Emmanuel, God is with us. This is the … Continue reading

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O King of the Nations – An Advent Reflection for 22nd December

Over seven days, in these final days leading up to Christmas, we are thinking about how we understand who Jesus is and his saving work for us. Today we have glitter everywhere. Our visual aid leaves a trail. It is … Continue reading

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O Morning Star – An Advent Reflection for 21st December

We are here again, decorating our tree, putting the finishing touches to it. For the last few days we have been using a symbol of God’s saving work in Jesus Christ as way of reflecting on some ancient texts, antiphons … Continue reading

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O Key of David – An Advent Reflection for 20th December

I have a confession to make today, or perhaps I need to give credit where it is due. The idea for this series of reflections came from the Cathedral’s Keys campaign. I saw these and thought, there’s a visual aid … Continue reading

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O Root of Jesse – An Advent Reflection for 19th December

In these final days of Advent, in the last few days before Christmas, we are continuing our journey through the ancient antiphons for Evening Prayer, the Great Os. Today, on 19th December, we come to ‘O Root of Jesse’. O … Continue reading

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O Adonai – An Advent Reflection for 18th December

Each evening in these final 7 days of Advent, we are putting the finishing touches to our Christmas tree in the church using symbols which help us tell the story of God’s salvation in Jesus Christ. These use ancient texts … Continue reading

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O Wisdom – An Advent Reflection for 17th December

Over the next 7 days, I’m going to be reflecting in a series of videos on some ancient texts. These are known as the Great Os, because each of them begins “O” – ‘O Wisdom’, ‘O Emmanuel’, ‘O Key of … Continue reading

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