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EUCHARISTIC ACCLAMATION

Mainly the Sanctus of the Mass. The entire congregation, in union with the heavenly powers, sings or says the "Holy, Holy, Holy" and concludes with the cry of praise addressed to Christ by the people on Palm Sunday. Other liturgical exclamations by the faithful are also called acclamations.

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

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