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COMMUNION ANTIPHON

The hymn that is sung during the distribution of Com-munion to the faithful at Mass. Besides the antiphon, other hymns approved by the Bishops' Conference may be sung. If there is no singing during the Communion procession, the antiphon is recited.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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