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Advent "O" Antiphons: O Rex Gentium (King of the Nations) Dec. 22

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"O King of the nations, and their desire, the cornerstone making both one: Come and save the human race which you fashioned from clay.

Isaiah had prophesied: "He shall judge between the nations, and shall arbitrate for many peoples; they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore." Isaiah 2:4

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The image that comes to mind is not of a crown but of hand clasping - forming a circle - unity.