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(4.36) The Anamnesis

Amnesia is to forget and anamnesis means to not forget or to re-remember.

It “celebrates the memorial of Christ, recalling especially his blessed Passion, glorious Resurrection and Ascension into heaven” (GIRM) and it is reflected on the prayer that the Priest says:


Therefore, O Lord, as we celebrate the memorial 
of the saving Passion of your Son, 
his wondrous Resurrection 
and Ascension into heaven, 
and as we look forward to his second coming,