holy person


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Synonyms for holy person

person of exceptional holiness

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The museum is filled with figurines and statues of saints and holy persons of various sizes.
See also Byron Sherwin's Workers of Wonders; in this work on the Jewish tradition, Rabbi Sherwin states: "The most 'successful' holy persons have been and remain today those who are believed to have the power to perform miracles" (Byron L.
In what way is he a mystic, a holy person, a master of spirituality?
Fools Crow, the nephew of the visionary Black Elk, immortalized in John Neihardt's Black Elk Speaks, explained he was able to handle the selfsacrifice of being a holy person because he possessed "a clear self image.
I simply had to express my support and solidarity for a simple holy person I know following her obedience from Mother Elizabeth, the Abbess of St.
A gorgeous untitled 2006 image of a man dressed in black monk's clothing standing alone amid bare trees succinctly captures the Thoreau-like transcendence of the individual amid nature, yet a troubling ambiguity lingers: Is this a holy person engaged in benign reverie, or something more pernicious?
The sacrifice of Christ is perhaps one of the greatest by any holy person, across religions.
According to Catholic doctrine, miracles only occurred after the death of the holy person.
A relic is part of the physical remains of a holy person after their death or an object which has been in contact with their body.
ACCORDING to the Catholic Church in England and Wales: "A relic is either part of the physical remains of a holy person after his or her death, or an object which has been in contact with his or her body.
She must be a holy person," Contactmusic quoted teenager Emiliana Shikongo as saying in a new Life and Style magazine expose.
2 : a place where people go to worship because of its connection to a holy person or event
Christianity generally recognizes a saint as a holy person who has lived a divine life.
On his appointment, O'Brien said: "I've got to be a good holy person, better than ever before to give a good example to all my people in the country.
A SAINT is a holy person and there are many days in the Christian calendar dedicated to particular saints from Christian history.