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The Lenten “Prayer over the People” during Holy Mass: a beautiful custom revived

A wonder Lenten tradition is upon us, to remind us of how important Lent is.  Entering Lent, we enter a mystery, a sacramentum.  We need special graces to carry out our Lenten discipline. The Latin 2002 Missale Romanum restored the ancient … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Laetare Sunday Prayer over the people: “walking in the shadow of death”

Something that will slowly but surely become – again- an annual exspectation, is the traditional “Prayer over the people” at the end of Mass during Lent. They were restored to the Ordinary Form with the Latin 3rd edition of the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Holy Tuesday Prayer over the people: of slithering

A long-time reader and WDTPRS supporter wrote with a question about today’s Oratio super populum in the 2002MR.  As you know, with the 2002MR the “Prayer over the people was resurrected after its 30 years in tomb Bugnini and company … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Thursday 5th Week Lent (Prayer over the People): of spewing, pointless running, and the virtue of religion

Please use the sharing buttons! Today’s “Prayer over the people”, at the end of Mass in the Ordinary Form, was originally in a truncated form in various manuscripts of the Gelasian Sacramentary. However, I eventually found it also in a … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Monday 4th Week of Lent – Oratio super populum

The 3rd edition of the Missale Romanum restored the Lenten “Prayer over the people”.  I haven’t given them much play this Lent so far, even though this is the first year that they are used in English because of the … Continue reading

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This Lent brings a new, old Roman tradition for Mass: the Oratio super populum

Now that the new, corrected translation is in force in most places, you will notice with the beginning of Lent something new that is really something old: the Oratio super populum… the Prayer over the people at the end of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Saturday 3rd Week of Lent – Prayer over the people (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option. Priests can use this prayer NOW at the end of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Friday 3rd Week of Lent – Prayer over the people (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option. Priests can use this prayer NOW at the end of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Wednesday 3rd Week of Lent – Prayer over the people (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option. Priests can use this prayer NOW at the end of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Tuesday 3rd Week of Lent – Prayer over the people (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option. Priests can use this prayer NOW at the end of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Thursday 2nd Week of Lent – “Prayer over the People” (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option. This is a step in the right direction, to be … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Wednesday 1st Week of Lent – Oratio super populum (2002MR)

ORATIO SUPER POPULUM (2002MR):Tuere, Domine, populum tuum,et ab omnibus peccatis clementer emunda,quia nulla ei nocebit adversitas,si nulla ei dominetur iniquitas. This "Prayer over the people" was in the Liber sacramentorum Augustodunensis for Ash Wednesday, and it seems to have been … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Saturday after Ash Wednesday – Prayer over the people (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option. This is a step in the right direction, to be … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Saturday after Ash Wednesday – Prayer over the people (1962MR)

Today’s "Prayer over the people" in the 1962 Missale Romanum is also the Postcommunion of Septuagesima Sunday. ORATIO SUPER POPULUM (1962MR): Fideles tui, Deus, per tua dona firmentur: ut éadem et percipiendo requirant, et quaerendo sine fine percipiant. Glorious.  In … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Ash Wednesday – Prayer over the people – (1962MR & 2002MR)

I am delighted that in the 2002 Missale the tradition of the "Prayer over the people" was revived in Lent.  This is an important custom. The origin of the Oratio super populum is quite complex and hard to pin down.  … Continue reading

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