consecrated consecrated  /ˈkɑn sə ˌkreɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose
  2. (adj) made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use

Synonym(s)

News

  1. St. Cecilia's pastor in Beaverton hoping for the return of missing tabernacle

    On Thursday, someone entered the private devotional building off Southwest Franklin and Southwest Fifth Street and, beneath a crucifix, pried the gold- and brass-lined Tabernacle off the wooden altar it had been bolted to. It houses the consecrated elements of communion.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  2. 8/28/11 Mary Stiller, Rev. Patrick Baikauskas

    Mary Stiller, a consecrated virgin, speaks with Rev. Patrick Baikauskas prior to the Aug. 28, 2011 Mass on the Grass. Stiller, 81, died on June 16, 2013, of cancer.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Purdue Exponent

  3. Purdue and the Catholic church lose an especially warm heart

    Mary Stiller, a consecrated virgin, speaks with Rev. Patrick Baikauskas prior to the Aug. 28, 2011 Mass on the Grass. Stiller, 81, died on June 16, 2013, of cancer.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Purdue Exponent

Quotes

  1. As Abraham Lincoln said at Gettysburg, the brave "have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: WeHo News

  2. "I address this plea in a special way to those of you whom the Lord is calling to the priesthood and the consecrated life," the Pope said. "Do not be afraid to say 'yes' to Jesus to find your joy in doing his will, giving yourself completely...
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "It is consecrated and everything," Crowe says in the magazine's December issue, now on newsstands. "Charlie was baptized there. And when Tennyson gets baptized there, I will, too."
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Russell Crowe Source: Forbes

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