orate fratres

[ aw-rah-te frah-tres ]
/ ɔˈrɑ tɛ ˈfrɑ trɛs /

noun Roman Catholic Church.

the call to prayer, addressed by the celebrant of the Mass to the people just before the Secret.

Nearby words

  1. orantes,
  2. oraria,
  3. orarion,
  4. orarium,
  5. orate,
  6. oration,
  7. orator,
  8. oratorian,
  9. oratorical,
  10. oratorio

Origin of orate fratres

From the Latin word ōrāte frātrēs pray, brothers

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