Tag Archives: O antiphons

Monday, December 14, 2015 … O antiphon for the Climate Summit

O Emmanuel, who antiphons two voices planet and human, climate and creatures, rich nations with their power and poor nations with their hopes, the galaxy and a single cell, the beginning Word and the Accord just breathed gaveled, promised in … Continue reading

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Sunday, December 13, 2015 … O antiphon of Bethlehem

O little town of Bethlehem, listen to us, because we so often pray in our places, because of our places and, yes, to our places — the home where they loved us, or from which we fled, the neighborhood with … Continue reading

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December 12, 2015 … Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day)

O Guadalupe Mary in a tattoo, in a snow globe, painted on a beer can – a church wall, an alley wall or a motorcycle leather jacket – you can be anywhere. O Guadalupe, Mary who speaks Nahuatl, you can … Continue reading

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Friday, December 11, 2015 … Shoot of Jesse, Key of David, Desire of Nations

O gnarled Root as well as fragile Shoot, who reminds us that the sap of hope and humor flows in those who walk among the holly-thorns of dementia — come and honor those who have told the story. O Key … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015 … O antiphon for our health

O FitBit God, who does not count our sins, but our steps to joy, you are with us in our weight bearing and teach us strength building. You spin the universe, but get down on the mat with us, a … Continue reading

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Sunday, December 6, 2015 … O Antiphon for the Festival of St. Nicholas

O Ho-Ho-Ho-sanna, O Giver of gifts, O Saint-maker of us all, Nick our hearts that we may bring bread to the hungry, protect children when their hope is stolen, open up the casks of well-hidden crimes, still storms, and raise … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 5, 2015 … O antiphon for breaking the silence

Adonai is one of the traditional O antiphon names. Today I became aware as I was writing liturgy for Break the Silence Sunday in Wisconsin (they would love your liturgy at Breakthesilencesunday@gmail.com) that Adonai is a hidden name — one … Continue reading

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O antiphon from Argentina — We await you

    Thursday, December 3, 2015 … From Gerardo Oberman, English translation by Leslie Vogel Come, we wait for you, God of the comings that scandalize, God of the surprising arrivals, God of the unexpected places and the inappropriate means. … Continue reading

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O Antiphon for World AIDS DAY

      Tuesday, December 1, 2015 … World AIDS Day  O You, who have no immunity, no immunity to anything human — come for the time to act is now, and Bethlehem is wherever people suffer from AIDS. Bethlehem … Continue reading

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel – Stewardship of the Earth Version

November 30, 2o15 — O Antiphon Lifted Up for the United Nations 2015 Climate Summit, which begins today     O come, O come, Emmanuel, be tender with the world in which we dwell. there’s hunger, heartbreak, war’s sharp sword, … Continue reading

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