O Key of David, and Scepter of the House of Israel, who opens and no man shuts, who shuts and no man opens; Come and bring forth the captive from his prison, he who sits in darkness and in the shadow of death.
Christ is the Key of the House of David. He is the authority of the Kingdom, He sets us free from prision that we might enter into the Kingdom. Christ is the King, the Kingdom and the Key to it. I had a quick image of a key of light visible from within Mother Mary’s womb!
Father Jay Finelli from iPadre has a good post on today’s Antiphon: