The Vigil of Christmas (English)

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On Monday evening, in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Liturgy, we celebrate the Vigil Mass of Christmas.


Entrance Antiphon:

Today you will know that the Lord will come, and he will save us, and in the morning you will see his glory.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Ex. 16:6-7

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Offertory Antiphon:

Lift up, O gates, your lintels; reach up, you ancient portals, that the King of glory may come in.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Ps. 23:7

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Communion Antiphon:

The glory of the Lord will be revealed, and all flesh will see the salvation of our God.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Is. 40:5

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