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Liturgy of the Presanctified

Liturgy of the Presanctified. Ancient form of Christian liturgy (sometimes called the Liturgy of St Gregory Dialogos, i.e. Gregory the Great), which continues particularly in E. Christianity. It is celebrated on Wednesdays and Fridays in Lent and on the first three days of Holy Week. There is no prayer of consecration: the congregation may receive the antidoron and perhaps the reserved sacrament.

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