intercession


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Synonyms for intercession

Synonyms for intercession

a prayer to God on behalf of another person

the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)

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Since the 8th century, his intercession has been invoked on behalf of the sick, especially those with throat problems.
Lessons were read by Judi Bamford and Ian Gold, who also lead the intercessions.
It said that the Vatican ascertained that his wife's prayers for Mother Teresa's intercession were responsible.
The second miracle attributed to the intercession ofMotherTeresa, which is required for canonisation, involved the inexplicable healing of a Brazilian man who was suffering from a multiple brain tumours, according to Catholic media reports.
It requires at least one miracle to have been attributed to the intercession of a candidate for sainthood who, once beatified, is given the title blessed, the report said.
Doctors advised her to abort, but the woman refused, praying for Paul's intercession based on his 1968 Humanae Vitae encyclical about the defense of human life.
The program, whose theme is 'And the Lord Wondered That There was No Intercessor,' suggests the use of the Wise Men's gifts as symbols of intercession: myrrh, symbol of intercession for the sorrows of the world; frankincense, symbol of intercession for all members of the church family in every nation; gold, symbol of intercession for the refining spirit of all mankind with dross consumed, our world to be rebuilt with generosity and unselfishness.
POPE Francis has cleared Pope John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession and setting up a remarkable dual canonisation along with another beloved pope, John XXIII.
Prior to the Reformation, "rituals of death, burial and intercession for the dead" were attended to with great care (22).
Riyadh, Muharram 20, 1433, Dec 15, 2011, SPA -- The intercession of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has managed to rescue to three indicted of killing in Tabuk.
A place of honour was reserved for Sister Marie Simon-Pierre Normand, a French nun who suffered from Parkinson's disease but whose inexplicable cure has been attributed to John Paul's intercession with God to perform a miracle, thus permitting the beatification to go ahead.
By deploying Marian potency Shakespeare not only invests the figure of Portia with affective and rhetorical strength, but he also draws attention to England's cultural ambivalence about the value of Marian intercession amid post-Reformation views that saw Marian strength as a threat to masculinity.
Cerullo talks about using prayer in praise and worship, in intercession, and about implementation of authority in prayer.
We all pray through her intercession to God to give us the grace to find forgiveness for Darfur and for all the conflicts in Sudan.
Under the Vatican's saint-making procedures, two miracles must be attributed to the candidate's intercession in order for the person to be made a saint.