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a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)

(religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God

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According to the author, consecration also means perfect, obedience, dedication of oneself, first born sons, priests, possessions, among others.
ACK Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit is expected to attend the consecration which will be hosted at the Mbaraki Sports Club.
J'ai prouve par cette double consecration que je suis capable de donner le plus escompte dans toutes les etapes de ma carriere professionnelle.
24 -- Sri Lanka and India yesterday dutifully played down the consecration of a new St.
Dans son message, le President a souligne que la consecration du jeune Mohamed au concours international de la lecture est remarquable.
NNA - Upon the initiative of the Greek Catholic Archbishop of Sidon, Bishop Elie Haddad and the foundation 'On the footsteps of Christ' in southern Lebanon, held a ceremony for the consecration of Maghdoucheh as a site for religious tourism.
The Queen and her sister Princess Margaret were among the high profile guests at the consecration on May 25, 1962.
I have been to countless liturgies where priests were concelebrating, that is, on the altar, having sometimes a spoken part of canon, and extending hands at the consecration, concelebrated by priests or not.
Rene Miguel Trincado Cvjetkovic confirmed the planned consecration of the Rev.
President Serzh Sargsyan who is in the Czech Republic on a working visit today attended a cross-stone consecration ceremony
In his homily at San Fernando de Dilao Parish in Paco, Manila, Tagle said the consecration was also a call for conversion among Catholic Filipinos.
Laroui, prime pour sa nouvelle "L'etrange affaire du pantalon de Dassoukine", soulignant que cette consecration par la prestigieuse Academie Goncourt "constitue un couronnement de ton parcours litteraire distingue et une reconnaissance de ta creativite dans le domaine de l'ecriture".
With the Anglican cathedral in Regina unavailable due to renovations, the consecration of Rob Hardwick as the 12th bishop of Qu'Appelle took place at a Roman Catholic church instead.
Rather, this article evaluates historical and current ceremonies for Cistercian and Carthusian nuns in comparison with known diaconal ordination ceremonies in an effort to recover some of the lost tradition of women deacons, distinguishing between and among monastic profession, diaconal ordination, and consecration of a virgin, which latter brings women into the order of virgins.
Cardinal Leger of Montreal and Cardinal McGuigan of Toronto each read the act of Consecration of Canada to Mary, in one of the two official languages.