No one knows the exact origin of the O Antiphons, but Christians have been singing them since at least the fifth century. You might recognize some of the words, because the O Antiphons are the basis of the popular hymn O Come, O Come Emmanuel.
Help your family to “pray constantly” (or at least morning, noon, and night) by adapting the Liturgy of the Hours to your family routine.
This article is adapted from 77 Ways to Pray with Your Kids. The next time you pray with your family, consider inviting a few friends to pray with you . . […]
This simple aid to prayer has been popularized by Pope Francis, and it’s perfect for kids. Try this: Using an old glove, write key words on each finger to help your […]
This article is adapted from the book 77 Ways to Pray with Your Kids. Right before bed is often a good time to have a short family prayer service; see […]