Gloria in Excelsis

The Song of the Angels
Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest heaven
and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests

The Gloria in Excelsis
As developed in the liturgy over the ages

Glory to God in the highest,
and peace to God’s people on earth.
Lord God, heavenly King,
almighty God and Father,
we worship you, we give you thanks,
we praise you for your glory.
Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father,
Lord God, Lamb of God,
you take away the sin of the world:
have mercy on us;
you are seated at the right hand of the Father:
receive our prayer.
For you alone are the Holy One,
you alone are the Lord,
you alone are the Most High,
Jesus Christ,
with the Holy Spirit,
in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

English translation of the Gloria in Excelsis © 1988 English Language Liturgical Consultation (ELLC). http://www.englishtexts.org. Used by permission.

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