Category: Advent 2015

19 December, O RADIX IESSE

I could have chosen one of the many medieval images of the Tree of Jesse to illustrate this O Antiphon, but instead I chose this...

Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Our Lady in the Last Days of Advent December 18th is one of the liturgy’s loveliest old Advent festivals of the Blessed Virgin Mary, that...

18 December, O ADONAI

Moses Before the Burning Bush This is the central panel of a triptych painted by Nicolas Froment in 1476. It depicts Moses awestruck before the...

17 December, O SAPIENTIA

O Wisdom coming forth from the mouth of the Most High God, Your lordship is over all that is, stretching from the beginning to the...

Let not your heart be disturbed

Let nothing frighten or grieve you, let not your heart be disturbed, do not fear any sickness or anguish. Am I not here, who am...