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Invitatory


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In liturgical usage, an invitation to pray (e.g. ‘Let us pray’). The term is used particularly of the Venite, with its antiphon, which normally stand at the beginning of the first Office of the day. The antiphon (itself sometimes termed the Invitatory) varies with the season.

Subjects: Christianity.


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