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Word: benediction

Definition: blessing


Sentences Containing 'benediction'

"O Salutaris Hostia", another hymn sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, comprises the last two verses of "Verbum Supernum Prodiens", Aquinas' hymn for Lauds of Corpus Christi.
"The Star-Spangled Banner" was sung, and then Bishop Saterlee gave the benediction.
"Upon my soul, I am about of the same opinion; so give the benediction, Fleece, and I'll away to my supper."
About this time the father of our Chrysostom died, and he was left heir to a large amount of property in chattels as well as in land, no small number of cattle and sheep, and a large sum of money, of all of which the young man was left dissolute owner, and indeed he was deserving of it all, for he was a very good comrade, and kind-hearted, and a friend of worthy folk, and had a countenance like a benediction.
After several more musical pieces by the bands, Rev. Brown gave the benediction.
After the procession, parishioners return to the church where benediction usually takes place.
An address was given by Robbie Head, a former rally driver and commentator who was a close friend of McRae's, with the Rev Houston giving the benediction.
Benediction to Sri Nigamantha Mahadesikan.
For your highnesses must know that, going a few days back to kiss her hands and receive her benediction, approbation, and permission for this third sally, I found her altogether a different being from the one I sought; I found her enchanted and changed from a princess into a peasant, from fair to foul, from an angel into a devil, from fragrant to pestiferous, from refined to clownish, from a dignified lady into a jumping tomboy, and, in a word, from Dulcinea del Toboso into a coarse Sayago wench."
He said no more, but slowly waving a benediction, covered his face with his hands, and so remained kneeling, till all the people had departed, and he was left alone in the place.
He then asked for some vial to pour it into, and as there was not one in the inn, he decided on putting it into a tin oil-bottle or flask of which the host made him a free gift; and over the flask he repeated more than eighty paternosters and as many more ave-marias, salves, and credos, accompanying each word with a cross by way of benediction, at all which there were present Sancho, the innkeeper, and the cuadrillero; for the carrier was now peacefully engaged in attending to the comfort of his mules.
John Lateran and makes its way to the Basilica of Saint Mary Major, where it concludes with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
Played on pump organ with a reverberating drone, assisted by an offstage synthesizer, Springsteen cycled around and around, minute after minute, through pieces of the simple yet disjointed lyrics – "Dream baby dream, I just want to see you smile, come on, dream baby dream" – until eventually he would get up from the organ and walk around the stage, the offstage music still coming, he still repeating through the lyrics, looking out over the audience as if he were giving them a puzzled benediction, then finally walking off stage still singing and without further remarks, the end.
Returning to the Spouter-Inn from the Chapel, I found Queequeg there quite alone; he having left the Chapel before the benediction some time.
Sri Desikan’s son also has recorded in the Mangalasasanam of his father about this benediction of Nadadoor Ammal.
The benediction "Peace be to this house", with which, in accordance with apostolic usage, he greeted every dwelling he entered, was not inappropriate to his figure and aspect, and it is said he took the people's attention wonderfully, the more especially after the magic of his personality found opportunity to reveal itself in close and homely intercourse.
The last two verses of "Pange Lingua" are also used as a separate hymn, "Tantum Ergo", which is sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
The procession is followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
The school's liturgical choral tradition was continued vigorously through the 1970s and 1980s (by daily rehearsal and the annual choir camp) through a regular programme of Masses, Compline and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and public concerts.

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