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The Glory Be

The ‘Glory Be’ prayer, or ‘Glory Be to The Father’ (in Latin ‘Gloria Patri) is an important prayer or doxology of the Christian tradition, in which we praise the Holy Trinity. Gloria Patri is traditionally sung during the Liturgy of the Hours and used for prayers such as novenas

Discover the lyrics of the Glory Be.

The Glory Be to The Father

“Glory be to the Father,

and to the Son,

and to the Holy Spirit:

As it was in the beginning, is now,

and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.”

How and When to Pray The Glory Be?

The Glory Be is part of the prayers recited during the Divine Office.

It is also recited when praying the Rosary: it concludes a decade, after saying one ‘Our Father’ and ten ‘Hail Marys’. 

Along with The Lord’s Prayer and the Hail Mary, the Glory Be is also part of many novenas, such as the novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ

You can also say the prayer in its original Latin version!

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