[soo r-soo m kawr-dah, kohr-] /ˈsʊər sʊm ˈkɔr dɑ, ˈkoʊr-/
noun, Ecclesiastical.
the words “Lift up your hearts,” addressed by the celebrant of the Mass to the congregation just before the preface.
sursum corda
/ˈsɜːsəm ˈkɔːdə/
(RC Church) a Latin versicle meaning Lift up your hearts, said by the priest at Mass
a cry of exhortation, hope, etc


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