Thursday, December 17, 2020

"O" Antiphons - O Wisdom

 The Great “O” Antiphons were sung before and after the Psalm at Vespers during the last seven days of Advent.  They were used to create the hymn “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” which is the Hymn of the Day for the Fourth Sunday in Advent: Rorate Coeli. The “O” Antiphon for December 17 is:


O Wisdom, proceeding from the mouth of the most high, pervading and permeating all creation, mightily ordering all things:


Come and teach us the way of  prudence.


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