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O Oriens

+JMJ+ O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.O Dawn, splendor of eternal light, and sun of justice, come, and shine on those seated in darkness, and in the shadow of … Continue reading

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The Empirical Bogey (O Oriens)

Originally published in 2015, this essay is part of a series I used to do annually on the Great O Antiphons of Advent. This Verse will be sung tonight at Vespers and, since this night is the Longest Night, and … Continue reading

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A Still Unknown God

Today’s readings: Song of Solomon 2:8-14 Luke 1:39-45 In the Douay, the RSV, or in the NABRE with other Mass texts. O Oriens,splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.O Dayspring splendour of … Continue reading

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O Oriens – 5th Advent Meditation

 Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.  Dawn, splendor of eternal light, and sun of justice, come, and shine on those seated in darkness, and in the shadow of death. Dawn… … Continue reading

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