sursum corda

noun
sur·​sum cor·​da | \ˌsu̇r-səm-ˈkȯr-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

First Known Use of sursum corda

1537, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sursum corda

Late Latin, (lift) up (your) hearts; from the opening words

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