Category Archives: Roman Breviary

O Emmanuel

This is the seventh of the Great Antiphons/O Antiphons sung at the Magnificat at Vespers during the last days of Advent. This antiphon is traditionally used on December 23. (In the Paris Breviary and in medieval English usage it is … Continue reading

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O Rex Gentium

This is the sixth of the Great Antiphons/O Antiphons sung at the Magnificat at Vespers during the last days of Advent. This antiphon is used on December 22.  (In the Paris Breviary and in medieval English usage it is on … Continue reading

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O Oriens

This is the fifth of the Great Antiphons/O Antiphons sung at the Magnificat at Vespers during the last days of Advent. This antiphon is traditionally used on December 21.  (In the Paris Breviary  it is used on December 19 and … Continue reading

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O Clavis David

This is the fourth of the Great Antiphons/O Antiphons sung at the Magnificat at Vespers during the last days of Advent. This antiphon is traditionally used on December 20.  (In the Paris Breviary it is used on December 18 and … Continue reading

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O Radix Iesse

This is the third of the Great Antiphons/O Antiphons sung at the Magnificat at Vespers during the last days of Advent. This antiphon is traditionally used on December 19. (In the Paris Breviary it is used on December 17 and in … Continue reading

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O Adonai

This is the second of the Great Antiphons/O Antiphons sung at the Magnificat at Vespers during the last days of Advent. This antiphon is traditionally used on December 18. (In the Paris Breviary it is used on December 16 and in … Continue reading

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O Sapientia

This is the first of the Great Antiphons/O Antiphons sung at the Magnificat at Vespers during the last days of Advent. This antiphon is traditionally used on December 17. (In the Paris Breviary it is used on December 15 and in … Continue reading

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