Saturday, December 17, 2011

O Sapientia....

O Wisdom,
O holy Word of God,
you govern all creation with your strong yet tender care.
Come and show your people the way to salvation....
...and with that, church, the Latin tradition's "Story of 'O'" begins.

Two-minute warning, seven seconds on the shot-clock -- call it what you will, the message is still the same: the beginning of Advent's end is upon us.

Meanwhile, especially given this Sunday's Gospel, we likewise have a fitting modern complement:

As ever, gang, buona domenica a tutti... and in a special way, every blessing, grace and sought gift of this Big Prep Week to you and yours.