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Liturgical prayer of the priest at Mass after the Communion of the faithful. In this prayer the priest asks that the celebration of the sacred mystery may bring forth its due effects. The people associate themselves with the prayer by answering Amen.

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

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