Answers for the faithful in Masses with Gregorian chant (forma ordinaria)

We provide below the most common answers to be sung by the faithful, in dialog with the celebrant and his ministers.

After the publication of the Motu Proprio Traditionis Custodes limiting the use of the Roman Missal of 1962 (forma extraordinaria), we can expect an increasing demand for Latin Masses according to the Roman Missal of 1970/2002 (forma ordinaria).

The scores below come from Gregobase, a database of Gregorian scores.

Introductory Rites


In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti...

... Pax vobis...

After the opening prayer:

Alternative tone:


Liturgy of the Word

At the end of the first reading:

Verbum Domini — Deo gratias

At the end of the second reading:

Verbum Domini — Deo gratias

Before the Gospel:

... Evangelii secundum...

At the end of the Gospel:

Verbum Domini — Laus tibi Christe

Prayer of the Faithful:

Dominum deprecemur — Te rogamus audi nos

Liturgy of the Eucharist

Dialogue before the Preface:

... Sursum corda...

Acclamation after the Consecration:

Mortem tuam annuntiamus...

Final doxology:

Per Ipsum...

Our Father:

Pater noster...

Acclamation after the Our Father:

After the Prayer for Peace:

Pax Domini...

Concluding rite

Ite missa est — Deo gratias