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LORD'S PRAYER (Mass)

The liturgical recitation of the Pater Noster at Mass. Returning to an ancient practice, the Lord's Prayer now includes five parts: an invitation by the priest; the Pater Noster, sung or said together with the people; the embolism, which amplifies the last petition of the Lord's Prayer; the doxology; and concluding acclamation by the faithful.

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

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