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Christmas Flash Mobs always a delight to revisit.


There is nothing like a rousing rendition of  Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus to lift ones soul towards Heavenly things. I thank God that this form of Religious expression is still legal in America but for how long? Lets hope this tradition … Continue reading

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Dec. 24 Day 9 Solemn Christmas Novena–VENI VENI –O COME O COME Emmanuel


VENI VENI (O COME O COME EMANUEL
V: Tomorrow He will wipe out the iniquities of the earth.R: And the Savior of the world will reign over us. Continue reading

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Dec. 23 Day 8 Solemn Christmas Novena– O Emmanuel – God with us!


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The last of the seven Great “O” Antiphons of the liturgy, that date back to the seventh or eighth century. These antiphons are chanted or recited at Vespers, or Evening Prayer, the Antiphon before the…

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Dec. 22 Day 7 Solemn Christmas Novena– O REX GENTIUM O KING OF THE GENTILES


O REX GENTIUM O KING OF THE GENTILES King of all the nations, the only joy of every human heart; their desired One, the Cornerstone that makes both one:

R: Come, and deliver man, whom You formed out of the dust of the earth. Psalm 2:7-8, Continue reading

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Dec. 21 Day 6 Solemn Christmas Novena– O Oriens O Dawn of the East


The fifth of the seven Great “O” Antiphons of the liturgy, that date back to the seventh or eighth century. These antiphons are chanted or recited at Vespers, or Evening Prayer, the Antiphon before the Magnificat. They are also the Alleluia verse at the Mass. Continue reading

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Dec. 20 Day 5 Solemn Christmas Novena– O Clavis David-O Key of David


The fourth of seven Great “O” Antiphons of the liturgy, that date back to the seventh or eighth century. These antiphons are chanted or recited at Vespers, or Evening Prayer, the Antiphon before the Magnificat. They are also the Alleluia verse at the Mass. Continue reading

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Dec.19- Day 4 Solemn Christmas Novena– O Root of Jesse


O RADIX JESSE O ROOT OF JESSE
O flower of Jesse’s stem you have been raised up as a sign for all peoples and stand as a banner of the people, before whom kings shall keep silence and unto whom the Gentiles shall make supplication:
R: Come to deliver us, and tarry not let nothing keep you from coming to our aid!
Isaiah 11:1-3,10 Symbol: vine or plant in flower, especially a rose. Continue reading

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