O ANTIPHONS - "O Emmanuel..."
O Emmanuel, king and lawgiver, desire of the nations, Saviour of all people, come and set us free, Lord our God.
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December 23: Advent Weekday Prayer
Almighty everliving God, as we see how the Nativity of your Son according to the flesh draws near, we pray that to us, your unworthy servants, mercy may flow from your Word, who chose to become flesh of the Virgin Mary and establish among us his dwelling. Who lives and reigns with you.
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Welcome to Uma Bayfield!
On Monday, my nephew Mark Bayfield's wife Aarthi Ashok gave birth to their daughter, Uma, much to the delight of the new grandparents, great-uncles and great-aunts, et al.
Isn't she pretty?
And here are the proud parents, Aarthi and Mark, with their lovely princess: