Today you will know that the Lord will come, and he will save us, and in the morning you will see his glory.

ENTRANCE ANTIPHON           Cf. Ex 16: 6-7
Hodie scietis, quia veniet Dominus, et salvabit nos, et mane videbitis gloriam eius.
Today you will know that the Lord will come, and he will save us,
and in the morning you will see his glory. [i]


[i] At the Vigil Mass
This Mass is used on the evening of December 24, either before or after First Vespers (Evening Prayer I) of the Nativity.


“Do not, I beg you, be troubled by forces already dissolved. You have mistaken the hour of the night. It is already morning.”
– (Hilaire Belloc)