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  • Sherlock might also want to consider the word 'Offertory' - which has nothing to do with how much it might cost to secure the vote or influence of a Conservative.

    Guy Fawkes' blog

  • Even the Offertory chant was sung, and it is quite possible that this was the first time that most people there had ever been exposed to something called the Offertory antiphon.

    They sang the propers in Atlanta

  • It seems to be pretty generally held that this position before the Offertory was the primitive position of the liturgical kiss of peace even at Rome.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Offertory, which is a good deal Romanized, is preceded by the Creed.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Offertory, which is not a prayer, remains to show where this old series of prayers was once said in all Masses.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The "Oremus" said just before the Offertory is the fragment of quite another thing, the old prayers of the faithful, of which we still have a specimen in the series of collects on Good Friday.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • The word 'Offertory' has a sacrificial connotation ( 'that which is offered for Sacrifice') and, in Roman Catholic and Anglo-Catholic circles would be used of the Matter (Bread and Wine) of The Sacrament, not of the money presented in the Collection ( 'Almsdish'), although, sometimes, money collected from the faithful for the support of the Church's work might be included in the term

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  • Was he actually in the Church or Chapel where this 'Offertory' was being requested?

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  • "Offertorium", at Milan as the "Offerenda", and in Greek churches as the "Cherubikon" (our Offertory is a remnant of the old

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • IMHumO), the more forceful moments needed a bit more oomph, and Dutoit did the "Offertory" a little too quickly (though it still worked).

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