divine selon Saint Germain de Paris'', or the Divine Liturgy according to St Germanus of Paris, is the principal liturgy of the [[Orthodox Church of France]].
Image:Saint germain.jpg| thumb|St Germanus of Paris , 496-576]]
History of the Liturgy 's Restoration==
==Present Use==In addition to the parishes of the Orthodox Church of France, St Germanus is also used by a number of parishes that were formerly with the French Church but which are now part of the [[Church of Romania]] and the [[Church of Alexandria (Coptic)]], and some which are in dolague with the [[Church of Serbia]].
==Structure of the
The following is the order of the Gallican liturgy as it was restored in the twentieth century by the Orthodox Church of France. Unlike the Roman and Milanese rites, the Gallican does not have a fixed anaphora, but instead uses variable texts before and after the institution narrative.
*Preparation of the Offerings
Praelegendum (entrance psalm)
*Call for silence and greeting
(in Greek and Latin) *Kyrie*'' Benedictus''* Reading from the Old Testament*Collect after the Old Testament reading* Responsory* Apostole* Canticle from Daniel
*Thrice-Holy before the Gospel
Sanctus after the Gospel
*Collect after the Preces
*Dismissal of the catechumens
Offertory*Preface to the faithful and collect*Diptychs and collect* Exchange of the Peace and collect*Anaphora: variable Immolatio, variable '' Vere Sanctus'', institution narrative, variable '' post mysterium''*Breaking of the Bread*Lord's Prayer* Episcopal blessing*Communion
*''Trecanum'' (post-communion hymn of thanksgiving to the Trinity)
The Question of Compenetration==
Sources==* ''La liturgie divine selon Saint Germain de Paris ''* Monseigneur Jean (Kovalevsky) of Saint - Denis, '' Le canon eucharistique de l'ancien rite des Gaules''