patroness


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a woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron

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The patroness of the ex-convict received this assurance indignantly.
I thought you were going to stay and take Annie home," said the lady patroness of Michaelis.
Their patroness then shut the door and sat herself down by her drum at an open window; and, the steps being struck by George and stowed under the carriage, away they went, with a great noise of flapping and creaking and straining, and the bright brass knocker, which nobody ever knocked at, knocking one perpetual double knock of its own accord as they jolted heavily along.
I'm very sorry, amy," added Beth, who was still a patroness of cats.
For the past 23 years, hundreds of Toronto's Filipino-Catholic community have gathered at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Don Mills the third Saturday in September to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia, the patroness of the Philippine Bicol region.
Residents of Tanauan in Leyte province pay homage to the town's patroness, Our Lady of the Assumption.
at the Santa Cruz Parish in Manila in observance of the feast of its patroness, Our Lady of Pillar.
He was not just "a most unusual black man," as a nun whom he'd helped financially called him, but "an unusual man," as a great lady and patroness of Pierre corrected her.
The Mass was the last to be held at the parish church since it would cease to be a parish church and a diocesan shrine starting Wednesday, the feast of the church's patroness, the Queen of Peace.
Pontifical masses will be celebrated today at the Basilica Minore of Our Lady of PeAaAaAeA~afrancia in Naga City in Camarines Sur in solemn observan of the Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia, devoutly called by the locals as "Ina" (mother), the highly revered Patroness of the Bicol Region.
Pope Pius XI canonized her in 1925 and two years later proclaimed her "the Principal Patroness of the Universal Missions with St.
The Mass was the last to be held at the Queen of Peace Parish Church since it would cease to be a parish church and diocesan shrine starting Wednesday, which ironically was the feast of the church's patroness, the Queen of Peace.
Ilocos Norte province celebrates its patroness La Virgen Milagrosa.
The Lady, of course, is the Nuestra SeAaAaAeA~ora dela Paz y Buenviaje - t Filipinos' patroness of peace and good voyage.
Catherine of Siena, patroness of Italy, and Fra Angelico, patron saint of artists, as well as popes and even Cardinal Torquemada are buried.