Sanctus


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Sanctus

[Lat.,=holy], hymn of the Roman Catholic MassMass,
religious service of the Roman Catholic Church, which has as its central act the performance of the sacrament of the Eucharist. It is based on the ancient Latin liturgy of the city of Rome, now used in most, but not all, Roman Catholic churches. The term Mass [Lat.
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, beginning, "Holy, holy, holy," from Isa. 6.3; Mat. 21.9. It is the solemn choral ending of the preface. In the old liturgy the second part of the hymn, called Benedictus, was sometimes sung after the elevation. The Sanctus (sometimes called Tersanctus) also includes the Hosanna.
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Donne arist Sanctus Petrus and he gaeth forth and he nihth to ussum drihten and he bid[ep] paet he him forgyfe pane priddan dael paes wyrhtan weredes.
As it happens, the final hymn was Sanctus - but what captivated and totally seduced my ear was the Tredegar Town Band signing off the evening with their all-embracing and heavenly delivery of the Evening Hymn.
MacMillan's work itself meanwhile, a Kyrie, Sanctus and Agnus Dei, has a Levant shimmer about it, and plenty of interest throughout the orchestra, with the percussion section in particular kept on their toes, notably in the Sanctus which also features a very effective vocal chattering, like the distant sound of a swarm of bees.
Y darlun 'serene Christus Sanctus de Capel y Ffin' oedd ei waith mwyaf adnabyddus.
The lesson from Isaiah (6:1-8) was most obviously selected because it is the source of what the Eastern Church calls the "Trisagion," the "Holy, Holy, Holy is the LORD of armies" that begins the Sanctus in the Western Church's mass.
Two men, said to have Irish accents, went to the back door of a house in Sanctus Road at about 1pm saying they were digging at the front of the property in connection with the water supply.
The concert program will include the Gloria and Sanctus from Misa Criolla, a Las Posadas Christmas carol medley as well as "And the Glory" from G.F.
The programme opened with a hymn for world peace by David Fanshawe, composer of African Sanctus, who had planned to attend but was ill.
The words of the four main Eucharistic prayers--from the moment after the Sanctus till the Lord's Prayer--are addressed without interruption to God the Father (save the Memorial Acclamation).
The total number of groups in which he has played and still plays is, however, much greater, The booklet of the present collections lists them in alphabetical order: Amalgam, Dunaj, Elektrobus, Guru Band, Janota-Fidler-Richter, Richter Band, Sanctus Musicus, Svehlik, and Wooden Toys.
Curiously, an axiom among Benedictines about to elect an abbot to guide the community suggests they select someone Ne numis sapiens, ne nimis sanctus et ne nimis sanus, someone not too smart, not too holy and not too healthy.
But when The Market's Sanctus bell rings and the elements are elevated, all these complex meanings of land melt into one: real estate.