lesser litany


lesser litany
lesser litany
The common formula, ‘Kyrie eleison, Christe eleison, Kyrie eleison’
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Main Entry:litany

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  • Lesser Litany, The —    That portion of the Litany beginning, O Christ, hear us, and ending with the prayer, We humbly beseech Thee, O Father, is so called. It is often used as a penitential ending to week day services during Lent …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • litany — Synonyms and related words: Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, Sefer Torah, Torah, Torah scroll, Virginal, agape, aid prayer, appeal, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, beadroll,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • agape — Synonyms and related words: Amor, BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, accord, accordance, admiration, adoration, affection, affinity, aghast, agog, agreement, ajar, all agog, altruism, amazed, amity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aspersion — Synonyms and related words: abuse, adverse criticism, affront, affusion, agape, allegation, animadversion, aspergation, asperges, atrocity, auricular confession, backbiting, bad notices, bad press, baptism, baptismal gown, baptismal regeneration …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bar mitzvah — Synonyms and related words: agape, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, bas mitzvah, celebration, circumcision, confession, confirmation, high celebration, incense, invocation, invocation of saints, kiss of peace, lesser litany, litany,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • celebration — Synonyms and related words: Sabbatarianism, agape, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, baccalaureate service, bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, banquet, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, bat, bender, binge, bout, bust, carousal, carouse,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • circumcision — Synonyms and related words: adoption, agape, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, celebration, confession, confirmation, conversion, high celebration, incense, invocation, invocation of saints, kiss of peace,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • confession — Synonyms and related words: abject apology, acceptance, acknowledgment, adherents, admission, agape, allowance, apology, appreciation, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, avowal, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, breast beating, by line,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • confirmation — Synonyms and related words: John Hancock, OK, acceptance, affirmance, affirmation, agape, approbation, approval, ascertainment, asperges, aspersion, assurance, attestation, auricular confession, authentication, authorization, backing, backing up …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incense — Synonyms and related words: adulation, agalloch, agape, aggravate, agitate, aloeswood, annoy, aroma, aromatize, arouse, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, awake, awaken, balminess, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, blandishment, blandness,… …   Moby Thesaurus