Daily Archives: December 21, 2010

Todays O Antiphon of Advent:O Oriens

Today is the Winter Solstice; the shortest day and the longest night of the year. It is the darkest day of the year. Yet the O Antiphon for today is O Radiant Dawn: “O Dawn, splendor of eternal light, and … Continue reading

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Saint of The Day: St. Peter Canisius. Secret Agent Man?

“In 1565, the Vatican was looking for a secret agent. It was shortly after the Council of Trent and the pope wanted to get the decrees of the Council to all the European bishops. What would be a simple errand … Continue reading

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Advent: We Prepare for the “Breath of Heaven”

This is lovely. Amy Grant sings Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song). H/T Deacon Greg. The lyrics are posted below the video. I have traveled many moonless nights, Cold and weary with a babe inside, And I wonder what I’ve done. … Continue reading

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