invitatory definition

  • noun:
    • A psalm or any other piece sung as an invitation to prayer in church solutions, especially in the orifice of matins within the Roman workplace.
    • A psalm sung, as an invitation to prayer, at the start of some solutions
    • whatever attracts; particularly, the invitatory psalm, or an integral part of it used in worship.
    • A form of invite used in religious worship; anything composed of or containing invitation in chapel service.
    • especially— A form of exhortation to compliments; particularly, in everyday office of this Western Church, the adjustable antiphon towards Venite at matins. When you look at the Anglican matins or early morning prayer the versicle “Praise ye the father” (started on former “Alleluia” or “Laus tibi”), featuring its reaction, “The Lord's name be praised,” functions as unvarying invitatory. When you look at the Greek Church the invariable invitatory is the triple “O come, let us worship … (Δευ%21τε, προσκυνήσ, σ1ωμεν …)” ahead of the psalms at each and every associated with the canonical hours.
    • an early on name associated with Roman introit.
    • Any text of Scripture chosen during the day, and utilized prior to the Venite or 95th Psalm.
  • adjective:
    • Constituting or containing an invitation.
    • Of or with respect to an invitation
    • Using or containing invitations.
    • conveying an invitation
  • others:
    • Using or containing invitation.

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