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The O Antiphons are proclaimed as part of the evening prayer starting on December 17 each year. These beautiful Advent rituals list some of the titles of Jesus. They are:

  • December 17: O Sapientia (O Wisdom)
  • December 18: O Adonai (O Lord)
  • December 19: O Radix Jesse (O Root of Jesse )
  • December 20: O Clavis David (O Key of David )
  • December 21: O Oriens (O Dayspring)
  • December 22: O Rex Gentium (O King of the nations)
  • December 23: O Emmanuel (O God is with us)


Catholic Education What are the O Antiphons? by Fr. William Saunders

Fisheaters O Antiphons

Catholic Culture O Antiphons

Seeds of Faith: Catholic Culture- The O Antiphons

Simply Catholic What are the O Antiphons? D.D. Emmons

Global Christian Worship Pray the Contemporary ‘O’ Antiphons

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