Singing or reading the Great “O” Antiphons in the week leading up to Christmas has become a lovely tradition of my own that I try to observe during Advent. This year, I plan to print these images that I painting last year, and make them into ornaments with my kids. I share them here in case you would like to do the same.
As part of our Advent devotions, we will likely cut these out, and someone will write the accompanying verse and plea on the back. Then we will hang it on our tree, alongside the Jesus Tree ornaments we have read. Simple, short, but a way to continue to look forward to our Savior’s arrival. And if in the madness of life we don’t do it this year, we will try again next year.
Thank you so much, these are the most beautiful I’ve found online. God bless.
Thank you for sharing these beautiful ornaments! I’m looking forward to printing them off to use for next year!
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These are beautiful; thank you so much for sharing! I have printed them and will use them to make ornaments for our parish Christmas tree next year.
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Thank you for posting these ornaments and for being willing to share them with others. I happened upon them in a search for O Antiphon art. Would you allow me to share your pdf and blog site with parents of our Catholic Elementary school and suggest that they use print and use your ornaments for their final week of Advent?
Yes, absolutely Jennifer; glad you find them useful:)
Some (perhaps more traditional) Anglican congregations celebrate the 8 O Antiphons, starting a day earlier and ending on the 23rd with O Virge Virginum (O Virgin of Virgins). Might you consider creating a design for that day also? Blessings, Brian