sursum corda


sur·sum cor·da

noun \ˌsr-səm-ˈkr-də, -ˌdä\

Definition of SURSUM CORDA

1
often capitalized S&C :  a versicle that in traditional eucharistic liturgies exhorts the faithful to enthusiastic worship
2
:  something inspiriting

Origin of SURSUM CORDA

Late Latin, (lift) up (your) hearts; from the opening words
First Known Use: 1537

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