The Great Antiphon for December 23

 


Emmanuel.jpgO Emmanuel, God with us, our King and Lawgiver, the expected of the nations and their Savior: Come to save us, O Lord our God.

 

O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, exspectatio Gentium, et Salvator earum: veni ad salvandum nos, Domine, Deus noster.

 

Isaiah 7:14; 88:8; 33:22; Genesis 49:10; cf. Ezekiel 21:32.

 

Symbols: tablets of stone, Chalice and Host.