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blessed

1. RC Church (of a person) beatified by the pope
2. the blessed Christianity the dead who are already enjoying heavenly bliss
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"Blessed is the name of our God, from the beginning, is now, and ever shall be," the little old priest answered in a submissive, piping voice, still fingering something at the lectern.
"An' when she ain't doin' nothin' else, she's movin' them little glass danglers 'round ter diff'rent winders in the room so the sun'll make the 'rainbows dance,' as that blessed child calls it.
"Henry was asking me today if I remembered the time old Father Chiniquy blessed Alexander MacAllister's boat.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has declared September 8 of every year a special working holiday to commemorate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
"A few years ago St Mary's was approached to start a pet service as many of our parishioners and community wanted their pets to be blessed but it wasn't always feasible for the vicar to visit each and every household who wanted this.
Here Blessed Sacrament RC Primary School, Boadicea Street, Kings Cross, London, N1 0UF, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area.
ISLAMABAD -- Practiced as a tradition related to Western culture for Christmas preparations, Black Friday - a shopping season rapidly made inroads to the Eastern culture creating a debate over its name as Friday is a blessed day for Muslim community thus converting the name from Black Friday to Blessed Friday.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are You, Lord our God, Ruler of the universe, who has sanctified us with Your commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukkah.
The annual event, organised by Bryson's Animal Shelter, sees parishioners' pets blessed with holy water.