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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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I urge all those who know how precious those graces are to join us in consecrating yourself and your mission to Her, the Mother of God.
Is Congress now in the business of consecrating symbols of a national religion, as was done in ancient Rome?
Invariably you hear that the laity must "get more involved" (I'm not sure how, since in some parishes we're doing everything except consecrating hosts.
But they failed to act on a recommendation made by the Lambeth Commission for a moratorium on consecrating gay bishops who are in same-sex relationships and on authorizing official prayer services for same-sex blessings, saying they did not wish to "act in haste.
A private member's motion is expected in the General Synod as the first step towards consecrating women.
As in the case of indulgences, for example, some priests accepted money for saying Mass and consecrating the Eucharist with the special intentions of the benefactor in mind.
A more serious objection to the excommunication of bishops and the charge of schism is that consecrating bishops is not an act of schism.
She noted that the report does not ask that ECUSA or New Westminster to "express regret" for consecrating Bishop Robinson or for authorizing same-sex blessings--only for the consequences of those actions.
In 1989, single persons also became members of Solitude Myriam, consecrating their lives to God for the unity of families.
It seems like the two consecrating bishops, the primates of Singapore and Rwanda, are making the point that what goes around can come around.
And this can be effected by consecrating ourselves to Mary, "to be changed into her, that she alone remains, so that we may be as much hers as she is God's.