Advent Prayer (Dec 23)

O antiphonsAn earlier post provided an introduction to the “O Antiphons”, prayers used in Advent’s final week, dating back to the eighth century.

Here is tonight’s prayer, the final one of the seven:

O Emmanuel, you are our king and  judge, the one whom the peoples await and their Saviour.

O come and save us, Lord, our God.

 

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