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Catholic Word of the Day: PRAYERS OVER THE PEOPLE, 12-27-12
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 12/27/2012 8:42:23 AM PST by Salvation
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PRAYERS OVER THE PEOPLE
Special invocation, "at the discretion of the priest," at the end of Mass or after the Liturgy of the Word, the Divine Office, and the celebration of the sacraments. It precedes the final blessing and has a variety of formulas.
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These can be a formal three-part prayer with three "Amens" from the people or a simpler one-part prayer with only one "Amen."
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