presanctified
adjective Date: 1758 consecrated at a previous service — used of eucharistic elements

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  • presanctified — (ˈ)prē+ adjective Etymology: pre + sanctified; translation of Medieval Latin praesanctificatus, translation of Middle Greek proēgiasmenos : consecrated at a previous service used of Eucharistic elements a presanctified Host liturgy of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • presanctified — presanctification, n. /pree sangk teuh fuyd /, adj. (of the Eucharistic elements) consecrated at a previous Mass. [1850 55; trans. of ML praesanctificatus. See PRE , SANCTIFIED] * * * …   Universalium

  • presanctified — adj. made holy in advance during a previous ceremony (Christianity) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • presanctified — pre·sanctified …   English syllables

  • Presanctified, Liturgy of the — ▪ religion       a service of worship in Eastern (Eastern rite church) Orthodox and Eastern rite churches in communion with Rome that is celebrated on Wednesdays and Fridays of Lent and the first three days of Holy Week (the week preceding… …   Universalium

  • Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts — Saint Gregory Dialogus, who is credited with compiling the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. The Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, informally Presanctified Liturgy, is an Eastern Christian liturgical service for the distribution of communion… …   Wikipedia

  • Mass of the Presanctified — celebrated on Good Friday, Our Lady of Lourdes, Philadelphia. The Mass of the Presanctified (Latin: missa præsanctificatorum, Greek: leitourgia ton proegiasmenon) is a Christian liturgy traditionally celebrated on Good Friday in which the… …   Wikipedia

  • mass of the presanctified — Usage: often capitalized M&P : a special eucharistic service celebrated in the Latin rite on Good Friday only in which elements consecrated at a previous service are used …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Lent — Orthodox church in the Czech Republic vested in lenten colors. Liturgical year Western …   Wikipedia

  • The Rite of Constantinople (Byzantine Rite) —     The Rite of Constantinople     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Rite of Constantinople     (Also BYZANTINE RITE.)     The Liturgies, Divine Office, forms for the administration of sacraments and for various blessings, sacramentals, and exorcisms …   Catholic encyclopedia

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