Welcoming Jesus With the Joyful O Antiphons

By Veronica Szczygiel | Nativity Image By: Getty Images/DigitalVision Vectors/CSA-Printstock | Background By: Getty Images/iStockphoto/jessicahyde | December 2021

Each evening for seven nights, read the O Antiphons and reflect on the questions below, either in prayerful solitude or with your family at the dinner table or during prayer time.

SLS20in Phoenix

Nearly 9,000 Catholics gathered for the Student Leadership Summit 2020, hosted by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students Dec. 30, 2019-Jan. 3, 2020, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Coats for Kids

“Originally, Central Valley School District contacted the Knights of Columbus Supreme office in New Haven, Connecticut, saying they needed coats for kids,” said Tom Sokal, the District Deputy for the KoC Council in Spokane Valley and Colbert.

Rorate Coeli

“Skies, let the Just One come forth like the dew, let Him descend from the clouds like the rain. The earth will open up and give birth to our Savior.”

Composing for Christ

Xanthe Kraft, a local composer and graduate of Gonzaga Preparatory School, spent time earlier this year as an artist-in-residence at St. Gertrude Benedictine Monastery in Cottonwood, Idaho.