O Antiphon Houses

The blogosphere has been filled with oh-so-many great ideas for celebrating Advent. Because we already have many family Advent traditions and because I've been bouncing back and forth between a sick baby and college applications, I promised myself I'd only add one new thing. 

We've never "done" the O Antiphons before this year and I've always wanted to make them part of our Advent celebration, so O Antiphon Houses seemed the perfect addition.  And thanks to Jennifer Miller and O Night Divine, I actually know what I'm doing where this devotion is concerned!

Here is the "house" this morning, before we've added any blocks:


And here is how it will look Christmas Day.  The church is for Christmas Eve and the manger is for Christmas Day:


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