16 Dec 17th December
December 17th begins the real countdown to Christmas. The liturgy begins to focus more intensely on the imminent coming of Christ. A special feature is the “Great O’s”, the antiphons to the Magnificat at Vespers. Each one invokes Christ under a different title, beginning with “O Sapientia…”, but all conclude with the same pleading “Veni…”. You will be able to hear the antiphon for each day with a daily audio upload.