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O Emmanuel
December 23, 2015 – 9:56 am | No Comment
O Emmanuel

December 23
 

ANTIPHON
O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the Desire of All Nations and their Savior: Come and save us, O Lord our God.
READING

From Isaiah chapters 7 and 33:
Therefore the Lord himself will give you this …

O King of Nations
December 22, 2015 – 9:49 am | No Comment
O King of Nations

 
December 22
 
 
ANTIPHON
O King of the Nations, the Ruler they long for, the Cornerstone uniting all people: Come and save mankind whom You formed out of clay.
READING

From Isaiah chapter 28, Psalm 118, and Ephesians chapter 2:
Therefore, …

O Dayspring
December 21, 2015 – 9:30 am | No Comment
O Dayspring

December 21
 

 
ANTIPHON
O Dayspring, Splendor of Light Everlasting and Sun of Righteousness: Come and enlighten those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.
READING

From Isaiah chapter 9, Malachi chapter 4, and 2 Peter chapter …

O Key of David
December 20, 2015 – 9:04 am | No Comment
O Key of David

December 20
 

ANTIPHON
O Key of David and Scepter of the House of Israel, You open and no one can close, You close and no one can open: Come and rescue the prisoners who are in darkness …

O Root of Jesse
December 19, 2015 – 8:42 am | No Comment
O Root of Jesse

December 19
 

ANTIPHON
O Root of Jesse, standing as an ensign before the peoples, before Whom all kings are mute, to Whom the nations will do homage: Come to deliver us, and delay not.
READING

From Isaiah chapters 11, …

O Adonai
December 18, 2015 – 8:20 am | No Comment
O Adonai

December 18
ANTIPHON

O Adonai, and Ruler of the House of Israel, Who appeared to Moses in the burning bush and gave him the Law on Sinai: Come and with an outstretched arm redeem us.
READING

From Exodus chapter …

O Wisdom
December 17, 2015 – 2:15 pm | No Comment
O Wisdom

Today in chapel we had a service that prayed and sung the O Antiphons of Advent.  Traditionally, the O Antiphons were sung consecutively beginning on December 17 and ending on December 23.  For our students, …

Advent 4 • Luke 1:39–45 (46–56) • December 20, 2015
December 8, 2015 – 10:00 am | One Comment

By Travis Scholl
[Advent’s historical] character was that of a joyous looking forward to the Parousia. . . . The fact that Christ has come does not quench this hope; it intensifies it. The historical life …

Hope Rising: Preaching Luke
December 2, 2015 – 9:34 am | 3 Comments
Hope Rising: Preaching Luke

David Schmitt on preaching Luke from Advent to Easter in Year C. Need we say more?

Advent 3 • Luke 7:18–28 (29–35) • December 13, 2015
December 1, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Jeffrey A. Oschwald
Luke 7:18‒35 presents the preacher with a challenge: although unified by references to John, the three subsections are diverse in topic and style. As Fitzmyer notes, the passage deals with (1) John’s …