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O Come, Emmanuel!

I love the last little bit of Advent, as our waiting stretches out and our yearning seems yet deeper still after living in it these past short weeks. One way we do this is with the “O Antiphons” which have been rewoven into the hymn “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.” They’re sung or said each night before the Magnificat at Evening Prayer in the last week of Advent, from December 17th on. What traditions do you have as Advent stretches out? Continue reading

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