Monday, December 24, 2012

Monday - Fourth Week of Advent

Chiesa San Corbiniano
Saint  Corbiniano

Via Braies 29, (Infernetto/Ostia)
Architect: Umberto Rive, 2012

Collect for Christmas
O God, you have caused this holy night to shine with the
brightness of the true Light: Grant that we, who have known
the mystery of that Light on earth, may also enjoy him
perfectly in heaven; where with you and the Holy Spirit he
lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Sunday - Fourth Week of Advent

Chiesa San Carlo Borromeo
Saint Charles Borromeo
via Amadìldi (quartieri di Fonte Laurnetina)
Architect: Antonio Monestiroli, 2012

O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster,
exspectatio Gentium, et Salvator earum:
veni ad salvandum nos, Domine, Deus noster.

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

O Antiphon for December 23

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Saturday - Third Week of Advent

Chiesa di San Pio da Pietrelcina
Father Pio

via Paollo Stoppa (zona Acilia sud)
Architects: Alessandro & Valentino Anselmi, Valerio Palmieri, 2010


O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum,
lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum:
veni, et salva hominem,
quem de limo formasti.

O King of the nations, and their desire,
the cornerstone making both one:
Come and save the human race,
which you fashioned from clay.

O Antiphon for December 22

Friday, December 21, 2012

Friday - Third Week of Advent

Chiesa Santo Volto di Gesu
Holy Face of Jesus

via della Magliana, (quartiere Portuense)
Architects: Piero Sartogo and Nathalie Grenon, 2006

O Oriens,
splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae:
veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

O Morning Star,
splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness:
Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.

O Antiphon for December 21

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Thursday - Third Week of Advent

Chiesa Santa Maria Stella Dell'Evangelizzazione
Saint Mary Star of Evangelization

Via Amsterdam, 5 (quartiere Torrino)
Architect: Roberto Panella, 2006

O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel;
qui aperis, et nemo claudit;
claudis, et nemo aperit:
veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris,
sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

O Key of David and sceptre of the House of Israel;
you open and no one can shut;
you shut and no one can open:
Come and lead the prisoners from the prison house,
those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.

O Antiphon for December 20

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Wednesday - Third Week of Advent

Chiesa Santa Maria Margarita Alacoque
Saint Margaret Mary Alcoque

Via Michele Pantanella, 5 (zona Tor Vergata)
Architect: Italo Rota, 2005


O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum,
super quem continebunt reges os suum,
quem Gentes deprecabuntur:
veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare.

O Root of Jesse, standing as a sign among the peoples;
before you kings will shut their mouths,
to you the nations will make their prayer:
Come and deliver us, and delay no longer.

O Antiphon for December 19

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Tuesday - Third Week of Advent

Chiesa di Dio Padre Misericordioso 
(Chiesa del Terzo Millennio, Chiesa Giubileo)
God Our Merciful Father 
(Church of the Third Millennium, Jubilee Church)

Largo Terzo Mellennio, 8 (zona Tor Tre Teste)
Architect: Richard Meier, 2003


O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel,
qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti,
et ei in Sina legem dedisti:
veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento

O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel,
who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush
and gave him the law on Sinai:
Come and redeem us with an outstretched arm.

O Antiphon for December 18

Monday, December 17, 2012

Monday - Third Week of Advent

Chiesa Santa Maria della Presentazione
Saint Mary of the Presentation

Via di Torrevecchia, 1104 (quartiere Quartaccio)
Architects: Nemesi Studio, 2000


O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodiisti,
attingens a fine usque ad finem,
fortiter suaviterque disponens omnia:
veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae

O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth of the Most High,
reaching from one end to the other mightily,
and sweetly ordering all things:
Come and teach us the way of prudence.

O Antiphon for December 17