Sentence Examples


  • 2 The benediction is omitted in masses for the dead.
  • 150) describes the congregation as responding "amen" to the benediction after the celebration of the Eucharist.
  • (3) They are, in virtue of their benediction by the Church, sacramentalia, i.e.
  • Her hands were by her sides, turned out, as if offering benediction for what she had done, as if to say, peace at last.
  • But though by some the benediction has thus been brought into connexion with the supreme means of grace, the sacrifice of the Mass, the blessing does not in itself confer grace and does not act on its recipients ex opere operato.