Conversus missae:

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi:
miserere nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi:
dona nobis pacem.

Conversus requietis:

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi:
miserere nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi:
dona nobis requiem.

Ag"nus De"i (#). [L., lamb of God.] R. C. Ch. (a)

A figure of a lamb bearing a cross or flag.

(b)

A cake of wax stamped with such a figure. It is made from the remains of the paschal candles and blessed by the Pope.

(c)

A triple prayer in the sacrifice of the Mass, beginning with the words "Agnus Dei."

 

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