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Offertory

noun
(pl. offertories)
1.
The offerings of the congregation at a religious service.
2.
The part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God.






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"Offertory" Quotes from Famous Books



... odora. Of de. Of (after noun of measure, etc.) da. Off, be! foriru! Offence peketo, ofendo. Offend ofendi. Offender ofendanto. Offensive ofenda. Offer (propose) propono. Offer (present) prezenti. Offer (sacrifice) oferi. Offering oferdono, oferajxo. Offertory mona kolektado. Office (divine) Diservo. Office (function) ofico. Office, printing presejo. Office oficejo. Office, post posxta oficejo. Officer (military) oficiro. Officer, non-commissioned suboficiro. Official oficisto. ...
— English-Esperanto Dictionary • John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes

... the chairs, and the Pope began, the Te Deum. After this, which was sung by four choirs and two orchestras, the mass, which had been interrupted by the ceremony with the ornaments and the taking possession of the throne, went on. At the offertory, Napoleon and Josephine, followed by the two Princes and the five Princesses, went to lay their offerings before the Pope; these consisted of a silver-gilt vase, a lump of gold, a lump of silver, and a candle about which were inlaid thirteen pieces of money. At the elevation Prince ...
— The Court of the Empress Josephine • Imbert de Saint-Amand



Words linked to "Offertory" :   Eucharistic liturgy, Eucharist, Lord's Supper, sacrament of the Eucharist, oblation, Holy Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, religious offering, liturgy, offering



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