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Today we begin the O Antiphons, the seven jewels of our liturgy, dating back to the fourth century, one for each day until Christmas Eve. These antiphons address Christ with seven magnificent Messianic titles, based on the Old Testament prophecies and types of Christ.
Today is Day Two of the Christmas Novena.
On This Day in Catholic History
1187 Pope Gregory VIII died (b. ca. 1100).
1807 – John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet and abolitionist (d. 1892)
1894 – Arthur Fiedler, American conductor (d. 1979)
1937 – Art Neville, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, vocalist, Neville Brothers
1957 – Bob Ojeda, pitcher for the New York Mets
1971 – Nikki McCray, Collierville Tennessee, basketball guard, 1996 Olympics gold