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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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Look to the lives of the saints and blesseds who made room for God, who loved Christ and imitated him, and who allowed us to glimpse moments of heaven on earth.
And Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha - named for the first American Indian to be recommended for sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church - isn't a full-fledged parish yet.
The same ceremony will see Blessed Andre Bessette (Brother Andre) raised to the altars of the Church.
The Blessed Mess: Finding Hope amidst Life's Chaos.
The Man Who Founded California: The Life of Blessed Junipero Serra.
Brian Blessed was halfway up Mount Everest without oxygen - and staring death in the face.
On Monday evening July 14, 2008, Father Thomas Rosica, presided at a Prayer Vigil and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in St.
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.
In the nearly 27 years of his pontificate, Pope John Paul II gave the Church 1338 Blesseds and 482 Saints.
The world today and especially young people have the increasing need of the fascinating lives of the saints and blesseds.
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.
Its second edition, reviewed here, has added to the first edition some saints and blesseds who have been beatified or canonized since that time.
Ferdinand Holbock, New Saints and Blesseds of the Catholic Church (vol.