December 21–“O” Antiphons Night Five

O Oriens (O Dayspring)

O Dayspring, splendor of light everlasting:
Come and enlighten those who sit in darkness
and in the shadow of death.

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“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” verse six:

O come, Thou Dayspring from on high,
And cheer us by Thy drawing nigh;
Disperse the gloomy clouds of night,
And death’s dark shadows put to flight.
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel!

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