consecration consecration  /ˌkɑn sə ˈkreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)
  2. (n) (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God

News

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    Your Best Shot A Pontifical Consecration and Dedication was held May 18 for the new Saint Ann Maronite Catholic Church, Watervliet. His Excellency The Most Rev. Gregory John Mansour presided. Assisting were Chorbishop Joseph Kaddo; current pastor, the Rev. Georges Bouchaaya; his fellow Maronite clergy Msgr. David George, the Rev. Jean Younes, the Rev. Joseph Khoueiry, the Rev. Miled Jreige and ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

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Quotes

  1. Robinson said the talks with Williams and Anglican leaders were "the two hardest days since my consecration."
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: V Gene Robinson Source: ABC News

  2. The congregation responded with applause when Archbishop Orombi added, "With the consecration of Bishop John Guernsey, we are also making an important statement to the Anglican Communion."
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Henry Luke Orombi Source: Anglican Communion News Service

  3. "Everything has changed in the Anglican Communion as a result of the consecration of Gene Robinson," Archbishop Carey noted.
    on May 30, 2007 By: George Carey Source: Living Church Foundation

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