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SECRET PRAYER

One or more prayers, formerly said by the priest in a low tone, after the Orate Fratres and just before the Preface of the Mass. The prayer, normally only one, is now recited aloud nad called the prayer Super Oblato (over the offerings).

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

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