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A dismissal is a concluding part of a service where a priest prounounces a blessing. A dismissal is found in services such as the Divine Liturgy, the Liturgy of Preparation, and Vespers.

A typical example is as follows:


Glory to Thee, O Christ our God and our hope, glore to Thee!


Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.
Lord, have mercy. (3x) Father, bless.


May He who rose from the dead, Christ our true God, through the prayers of His most pure Mother; of the holy, glorious, and all-laudable apostles; of our father among the saints, John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople; of Saint (of the church); of Saint (of the day), whom we commemorate today; of the holy and righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna; and of all the saints: have mercy on us and save us, for He is good and loves mankind.