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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, … 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 inspired … 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. … 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 … Continue reading

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