consecrate


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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
TUNIS, April 8, 2010 (TAP) - Socialist Democrats Movement (MDS) Secretary-General Ismail Boulehia highlighted President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali's great interest in the forthcoming municipal elections, as they constitute a new opportunity to consecrate democracy and pluralism.
After years of keeping a private vow of celibacy, she asked her local bishop to consecrate her virginity and betrothed herself to Jesus.
and in that very change of the words the {new} wording would fail to mean the same thing, he would not consecrate the Sacrament.
On Sunday, rabbis, cantors, children and adult congregants helped dedicate and consecrate the ground through ceremonies, speeches and music.
Special faculties were given to bishops that allowed them to surreptitiously consecrate bishops and ordain priests for the survival of the Catholic faith and a continuation of the sacraments, in effect giving rise to an underground church.
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.
Moreover, emphasis was placed on the suspicion that the Holy See had not published the entire text of the third part of the secret, and some 'Fatimist' movements have repeated the accusation that the Holy Father has yet to consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary" (emphasis ours).