Posts tagged Advent 2011

Advent 4: God with us.

The final Advent session focused on the last ‘O Antiphon’: “O Immanuel, you are our king and judge, the One whom the peoples await and their Saviour. O come and save us Lord our God. The first verse of ‘O come, O come Emmanuel is the one that goes with this antiphon: O come, O […]

Advent 3: Waiting for the dawn.

This week’s session focused on the Antiphon for 21st December: O Rising Sun, you are the splendour of eternal light and the sun of justice. O come and enlighten those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of the deasth. The verse from ‘O Come, O come Emmanuel’ that goes with this is: O […]

Advent 2: Lost in the Wilderness.

Our second Advent session focused on this Antiphon: O key of David and sceptre of Israel, what you open no one else can close again; what you close no one can open. O come to lead the captive from prison, free those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death. To start with, […]

Advent Group

On Friday 2nd December a group of people from the Ordinariate gathered at St Agnes for the first of our Advent sessions. We are using materials from the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton as a starting point and making it accessible to both adults and children. The materials focus on some of the “O” Antiphons […]