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O Emmanuel | by Lawrence OP
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O Emmanuel

"O Emmanuel, our King and Law-giver, desired of the nations and their salvation, come and save us, Lord our God".

(cf Isaiah 7:14)

 

– the Magnificat antiphon for 23 December. My sermon for today, the 4th Sunday of Advent, which considers the mystery of Emmanuel, God-with-us, can be read here.

 

Detail from a stained glass window by Herbert Hendrie in St Mungo's Cathedral, Glasgow.

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Taken on May 29, 2012