Category: Advent Liturgy

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...

At Vespers of Gaudete Sunday

Every Sunday of Advent, the Church, who orders her worship under the divine guidance of the Holy Ghost, provides us with a set of antiphons...

Missus Est 2019

It is the custom at Silverstream Priory, as it is in many Benedictine monasteries, to gather in Chapter on the Ember Wednesday of Advent to...