Secret in the Mass


The second of the three prayers of the Proper of the Mass, said by the celebrant in a low voice immediately after the prayer Orate, Fratres. The number of Secrets varies according to the number of feasts commemorated. It corresponds to the Collect and Postcommunion.

MLA Citation

  • “Secret in the Mass”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 March 2010. Web. 22 September 2021. <>