Friday, December 16, 2011

O Wisdom

Sapentia, the first of the O Antiphons, the antiphons chanted before the Magnificat during Vespers. This signifies the Octave before Christmas and what is known in sports metaphors as the home stretch.

O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodidisti, attingens a fine usque ad finem, fortiter suaviter disponensque omnia: veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae.

O Wisdom, who came from the mouth of the Most High, reaching from end to end and ordering all things mightily and sweetly: come, and teach us the way of prudence.

1 comment:

  1. Love the O Antiphons! And yep, it means Christmas is nearly here....