A hymn of praise sung or spoken at the end of the Preface in many Eucharistic liturgies, including the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Mass.
An acclamation beginning “Holy, holy, holy Lord” that immediately follows the Preface of the Mass.
A musical setting for this hymn.
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Origin of sanctus
Middle English from Late Latin Sānctus from Latin sānctus holy (from the first word of the hymn) sanctify