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perpetual adoration

noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
uninterrupted adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
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  • You want to shut up this beautiful Roman all alone with you in a kind of attitude of perpetual adoration—of yourself.

  • That perpetual adoration in spirit, if not in form, ought to be ours.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Alexander Maclaren
  • You want to shut up this poor young man all alone with you in a kind of attitude of perpetual adoration—of yourself.

  • And will you also join in the service of perpetual adoration?

    Vendetta Marie Corelli
  • Those nuns are also Benedictines of the perpetual adoration, are they not?

    En Route J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • In the chapel we saw one of the brethren continuing the perpetual adoration of the Holy Sacrament.

  • His existence seems to have been a condition of perpetual adoration of our mother.'

    Corleone F. Marion Crawford
  • He commences forthwith the perpetual adoration system that precedes marriage.

  • This order of the perpetual adoration is not very ancient and does not go back more than two hundred years.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • Here the low monotonous chant of the perpetual adoration may be constantly heard.

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare

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