Alleluia = Hebrew for “Praise (all of you) Yahweh!”
“Begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father” (Nicene Creed)
Beget = To procreate or generate offspring, typically said of a male parent.
Consubstantial = Of one and the same substance, essence, or nature.
“Holy, holy, holy Lord God of Hosts”
Host = An army, or a multitude or great number of persons or things.
“Hosanna in the highest”
Hosanna = Hebrew for “Please (God) Save!”
“Be pleased to look upon these offerings with a serene and kindly countenance…” (Eucharistic Prayer #1)
Countenance = A person’s facial expression; or support or approval.
“Therefore, Lord, we pray: graciously accept this oblation of our service, that of your whole family…” (Eucharistic Prayer #1)
Oblation = An act of making a religious offering, or the thing being offered.