spiritual bouquet

spiritual bouquet
noun Date: 1926 a card notifying the recipient of a number of devotional acts performed by a Roman Catholic on behalf of a person on special occasions (as name days or anniversaries) or for the soul of someone recently deceased especially as an expression of sympathy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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