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GREATER ANTIPHONS

The antiphons to Vespers on the seven days before Christmas Eve, each beginning with the invocation "O," hence also called the "Great O's" as follows: O Wisdom, O Sacred Lord, O Flower of Jesse's stem, O Key of David, O Radiant Dawn, O King of all the nations, O Emmanuel.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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