This week we are looking at the O Antiphons – today the final Antiphon is ‘O Emmanuel’

O Emmanuel, our king and our lawgiver,the hope of the nations and their Saviour:Come and save us, O Lord our God.

The original text with the chant notation is below:




Isaiah had prophesied:

  • “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14