Preface (Liturgy)
In liturgical use the term preface is applied to that portion of the Eucharistic Prayer that immediately precedes the Canon or central portion of the Eucharist (Mass or Divine Liturgy). The preface, which begins at the words, "It is very meet and just, right and salutary" (or a variation thereof) is ushered in, in all liturgies, with the Sursum Corda, "Lift up your hearts", and ends with the Sanctus, "Holy, Holy, Holy, etc."
In the Western liturgies, proper prefaces are appointed for particular occasions. In the various Eastern liturgies there is great variation. Among those who follow the Rite of Constantinople the audible portion of the preface does not change, but the silent prayer said by the priest will differ depending upon whether it is the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom or the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great. Among the Oriental Orthodox Churches the preface will take different forms, depending upon the liturgical rite and/or the particular feast day.
In the Roman Rite, the preface opens with the following:
Priest: Dominus vobiscum
People: Et cum spiritu tuo
Priest: Sursum corda
People: Habemus ad Dominum
Priest: Gratias agamus Domino Deo nostro
People: Dignum et iustum est
The current English translation has:
Priest: The Lord be with you.
People: And with your spirit.
Priest: Lift up your hearts.
People: We lift them up to the Lord.
Priest: Let us give thanks to the Lord, our God
People: It is right and just.

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Chapter 5: Liturgy of the Eucharist | Eucharist: The Basic Spirituality
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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Preface - New Advent
(see LITURGY OF MASS). The other special note of our Preface is its changeableness. Here, too, the East is immovable, the West changes with the calendar.
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The Divine Liturgy: Part 3 (Preface through the Distribution)
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PREFACE TO LITURGY.
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Preface Dialogue III Sing Boldly July 15, 2013 Worship Q&A Q: ”It is right to give Him thanks and praise”… but why? And how do we do that? A: It’s an often-used part of our communion liturgy that can be repeated by rote. This part of the “Preface” (also known as the “Great Thanksgiving”) leads us into the proper preface, which gives reasons to give thanks as it tells the story of salvation! We hear in God’s Word that “Jesus Christ, our Lord, who, having created all things, took on human flesh and was born of the virgin Mary.
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