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Synonyms for consecrate

Synonyms for consecrate

to make sacred by a religious rite

to give over by or as if by vow to a higher purpose

Synonyms for consecrate

appoint to a clerical posts

give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

dedicate to a deity by a vow

render holy by means of religious rites

solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose

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The ceremony, at a sports centre in New Hampshire, was interrupted by several figures including Assistant Bishop David Bena of Albany, New York, who said the Church could not consecrate a bishop who was "dividing the whole Anglican Communion".
When Mary is born, the mother says: "And I consecrate her with all of her posterity under thy protection, O Lord, against Satan
Boulehia said that the political event would help consecrate citizenship and fair competition and consolidate the steps the country made on the path of democratisation, transparency and the rule of law.
During a simple ceremony, the woman, often dressed in a white bridal gown, declares her resolve to follow Christ in "perfect chastity" in the presence of her local bishop who then consecrates her dedication.
But we're here to consecrate this ground with earth from Israel.
Each bishop could consecrate only one secret bishop, who could then ordain priests without notifying either the Vatican or the state.
Members begin by making an act of consecration to the Blessed Virgin and committing themselves to work for the unity of the faithful with the Pope and the Church's Magisterium (teaching authority) and to lead others to consecrate themselves to Mary and belong to a cenacle of prayer.
The pope said the Holy Spirit has inspired different forms of consecrate life at different times in the church, history to respond to new needs with in the church and in the world.
The group's director, Stephen Parkinson, said, "If they consecrate women as bishops, that's the end.
The new convention consecrates the equality of rights between the nationals of hosting countries whether for Tunisians residing in Belgium or the Belgians living in Tunisia.
Given its profound conviction in the universality and the inter-dependence of human rights, Tunisia consecrates these principles "which are the basis of the attributes of citizenship and setting up a new relationship between the citizen and the authority, one to be based on respect of the public and individual freedoms," adds the statement.
TUNIS (TAP) - The Union of Tunisian Judges voiced discontent at the draft decree-law pertaining to the status of Tunisian justices, describing it as "mediocre" document since it consecrates the hegemony of the Executive over the Judicial, pointing out that reform of the judicial system requires that all sides concerned with justice be involved.
They settled on Christ's very own words that the priest repeats in the middle of the Eucharistic Prayer, and these words came to be called "the consecration" Today we are aware that the whole Eucharistic Prayer consecrates the gifts.
Any attempt to desecrate it by burning or otherwise defiling it, in fact, consecrates it.