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Monday, December 13
Read Psalm 25:4-9
Jesus, you show us that the paths of the Lord are paths of mercy. We no longer need to be afraid to confront our sin and weakness, for through your Incarnation and death on the cross, you have saved us. Your mercy is our constant companion, and your love is never-ending.
Tuesday, December 14
Read Psalm 34
Lord, we praise and thank you for your grace and mercy, which follow us all the time. Thank you for lifting us up when we stumble and for freeing us from the power of sin and death. We rejoice in you!
Wednesday, December 15
Read Luke 7:18-23
Lord Jesus, we look forward to the day when you will come again in glory. And we rejoice that right now you come into our hearts each and every time we come to you in prayer. Reveal your wonders to us, Lord. We await your coming!
Thursday, December 16
Read Psalm 30:2,4-6,11-13
Lord, you are our helper, our guide, and our strength. Help us to recognize and rejoice in the many ways you show us your faithfulness and mercy. And help us to love and to rejoice in one another.
Friday, December 17
Read Matthew 1:1-17
Father, you worked out everything according to your plan. You are intimately moving in the lives of your people. You have not forgotten us! We are in your every thought. How much you love us!
Praising the Names of Jesus: The Antiphons of Advent
The O Antiphons
Ego Cras (Anagram of the Messianic Titles of Christ in the "O" Antiphons)
Praying with the "O" Antiphons
The 'O' Antiphons -- Prayer Activity for Families
O Antiphons -- Scriptural Detail of these Advent prayers
The Great Advent Antiphons
What are the O Antiphons?
Saturday, December 18
Read Jeremiah 23:5-8
Jesus, you are the righteous Branch. It is only as we are grafted into you, as branches are grafted onto the vine, that we are made righteous. You reign forever and ever!
Today is Day Three of the Christmas Novena.
Sunday, December 19Fourth Sunday of Advent
Read Psalm 24:1-6
Yes, Lord, we love you and we seek your face. Help us to prepare for your coming and to open wide our hearts to you. Enter in, Lord Jesus, and make your home in us and in our whole family.
Today is Day Four of the Christmas Novena.
Monday, December 20
Read Isaiah 7:10-14
Jesus, you are a sign to us of how much God loves us. Because of you, God is with us and lives in us. You have torn down the wall between us so that we can hear your voice and follow you
Fourth Day of the O Antiphons — O Clavis David
O Key of David
Tuesday, December 21
Read Luke 1:39-45
Lord, by filling Elizabeth with the Holy Spirit, she was able to recognize your Son in her midst. Although we feel as unworthy as Elizabeth, pour out your Holy Spirit on us as well so that we may recognize you in one another and in the poor and needy.
Day Five of the O Antiphons
O Radiant Dawn
Wednesday, December 22
Read Luke 1:46-56
Lord, like Mary, our spirits rejoice in you. Give each member of our family the grace to magnify you, just as Mary did. Like those before us, we call Mary blessed for her complete surrender to your will.
Thursday, December 23
Read Malachi 3:1-4,23-24
Holy Spirit, we want our hearts to be ready to receive Jesus. Open our eyes to see our sins and the areas in our lives that need to change. Purify us so that we can give Jesus a pleasing offering of our lives. He is worthy!