O Antiphons: Prayers for the Advent Season is a prayer book to prepare our bodies and souls to worship on Christmas day. The “O Antiphons” are one way that Christians for over 1500 years have been preparing their hearts, souls, minds and bodies to celebrate the coming of Christ at the first Advent, Christmas. In this book, A fresh reading of the O Antiphons, along with an Old and New Testament scripture reading and a meditation with discussion questions to guide you during the last week of Advent. From December 17th to December 23rd, you can use this prayer book to prayerfully come into the presence of the baby Jesus, born of a virgin, fully God and fully human in form, who is Wisdom in the flesh, our Lord, the Savior promised from David's line, our Eternal Light, the King who unites all peoples and our Emmanuel, the God-who-is-with-us.
Hi, my name is Thomas Turner. I am the Strategic Partnerships Research Manager at International Justice Mission. I write frequently for The Curator and The Englewood Review of Books. I am a graduate of Rutgers University (MA in English) and Cairn University (BS English Ed., BS Bible).
My writing focuses on liturgy, prayer and everyday spirituality.