Catholic Dictionary

Doxology

(Greek doxologia, from doxa: glory + logos: word) Giving praise or glory to God in the liturgy. Traditionally, the Gloria at Mass has been called the greater doxology, while the prayer "Glory be to the Father . . ." is known as the lesser doxology.

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