My main blog and the St Bede’s Breviary have moved to a new domain. The Breviary can be accessed through the following links:
There’s been a persistent issue with the preference for the Marian antiphon not sticking. I think I’ve fixed this now.
The reason for my hesitation in saying this is because it appears just fine in the breviary itself, but when the preference page loads, it doesn’t always auto-check the option you’ve selected…
I’m still poking around on this one,
I’ll note here briefly in advance of questions that the breviary follows the Sarum and prayer book practice of beginning the O Antiphons of Advent on the 16th of December. The Roman form, beginning on the 17th, lacks the last of the antiphons appointed in our scheme for the 23rd:
O Virgin of virgins, how shall this be? for neither before thee, nor shall there be after. Daughters of Jerusalem, why marvel ye at me? the thing which ye behold is a divine mystery.
For more, here’s a piece I wrote at the Episcopal Cafe a while back on the O Antiphons.