Pater Noster, "Our Father"


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Pater Noster Church, run by the Carmelite Sisters, the site where Jesus taught the Lord's prayer. It is located on the Mount of Olives


Mathew 6: 6 But thou when thou shalt pray, enter into thy chamber, and having shut the door, pray to thy Father in secret: and thy Father who seeth in secret will repay thee. 7 And when you are praying, speak not much, as the heathens. For they think that in their much speaking they may be heard. 8 Be not you therefore like to them, for your Father knoweth what is needful for you, before you ask him. 9 Thus therefore shall you pray: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our supersubstantial bread .12 And forgive us our debts, as we also forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation . But deliver us from evil. Amen. 14 For if you will forgive men their offences, your heavenly Father will forgive you also your offences. 15 But if you will not forgive men, neither will your Father forgive you your offences.
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There are plaques of the Lord's prayer in most languages. The latin version uses the term supersubstantial for the bread, indicating the Eucharist.

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Our Guide with a Carmelite Sister.

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