Questions and Answers

2808. Where is the “Our Father” found in the New Testament? (CCC 2759) The “Our Father” is found in the New Testament in Mt 6 and in Lk 11.
Mt 6 gives the normally used version of seven petitions while Lk 11 presents a brief text of five petitions.
2809. What is the text of the Our Father according to St Matthew? (CCC 2759) The text of the Our Father according to St Matthew is: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
2810. What final doxology may conclude the Our Father? (CCC 2760) The final doxology that may conclude the Our Father is: “For the kingdom, the power and the glory are Yours, now and forever.