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regarded with particular reverence or respect

so annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation

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highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)

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worthy of worship

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expletives used informally as intensifiers

Roman Catholic

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enjoying the bliss of heaven

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characterized by happiness and good fortune

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Cardinal Dolan and co-host, Father Jonathan Morris, will be joined on the program by author/columnist Peggy Noonan, who wrote John Paul the Great: Remembering a Spiritual Father about Blessed John Paul II, and Dr.
Hard Working Blessed might have benefited from consultation about the physical dangers on his job noted earlier, but he hesitated to burden his retention specialist, as many customers did:
org/ carmelina/; the Cause of Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher, hosted at the website of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, http://www.
Blesseds Kateri and Pedro were two of the patrons given to us by Pope John Paul II for our World Youth Day 2002 in Toronto.
Two miracles must be accepted for the Pontiff to confer sainthood but if there is only one he can beatify a candidate instead - giving them the title blessed.
Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Church opened last month, and Cardinal Roger Mahony welcomed one of the newest additions to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles by celebrating Mass there July 20, said the Rev.
The Pope has announced the names of six Blesseds who will be canonized as saints on October 17, 2010.
Asian Saints: The 486 Catholic Canonized Saints and Blesseds of Asia.
Not taking anything away from the sanctity of Blesseds Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrocchi, I was disappointed that the first married couple beatified by the church had renounced sex for the last 26 years of their marriage.
These Martyrs, Saints and Blesseds remind us that on this highway to heaven, we are never finished; we are only and always on the way.
The Church understands that the saints and blesseds, their prayers, their lives, are for people on earth, that sainthood, as an earthly honour, is not coveted by the saints or blesseds themselves.
The martyrology is a 773-page book listing saints and blesseds by their feast days and indicating that their public veneration is approved by the church, said Archbishop Francesco Pio Tamburrino, secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments.
This is a magnificent reflection on the lives of many of the new saints and blesseds of the Catholic Tradition and their relevance for young adults today.
Indeed, by limiting the public veneration of Blesseds in geographical scope, the Church seems to encourage this sort of national identification.
The June 1999 ceremony more than doubled the existing total of 95 Polish blesseds already on record.