It’s Christmass Eve, and here at the Vicarage we’re all excited about the coming of Christ tomorrow (and Santa Paws tonight).
But first, back on 17th December, we promised we’d tell you what was so neat about the way the O Antiphons are arranged. Well, those clever Mediaeval bods who put them together clearly had a great deal of prophetic foresight about the arrival of the Blog genre, because they wanted you to get to Christmass Eve and then read the seven titles backwards. If you do, you get this:
The seven first letters spell out two Latin words: Ero Cras, which mean: “I am coming tomorrow.”
Alleluya! Come, Lord, come!