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oblation

Christianity
the offering of the bread and wine of the Eucharist to God
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Then came the welcoming arms of the Oblation in front of Quezon Hall, and finally Melchor Hall, where the College of Architecture was located until a decade ago, when it was given its own lot next to the University Police Station.
The man holds in his hand a young deer as an oblation.
to slaughter, one more oblation to his famished earth.
Villagers belief that offering of animals, called 'Bali' means "tribute offering or oblation," mainly animal oblations and it is practiced without any rhyme or reasons.
"Starting on Monday, we call on all students to cover the Oblation statues in all UP campuses with black cloth.
Lately the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) warned of the intention of the Jewish organizations to providing Easter oblation in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, while Al-Aqsa foundation for endowment and heritage revealed on Monday, that Israeli organizations have stepped up their activities in Jerusalem in an attempt to speed up the building of the alleged temple which constitutes a direct threat to the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
And I change "oblation" to "offering," because the word "oblation" makes about as much sense to the congregations I celebrate with as Latin lectures on philosophy made to the students in Alabama who were moved by them to give up their vocations to the priesthood in anger and frustration.
The stampede occurred when a makeshift bamboo bridge at Adalat Ghat collapsed while devotees were returning after offering arghya ( oblation) to the setting sun, the police said.
Here we encounter a girl drowned by a playmate, a father who unknowingly rolled a wagon wheel over his boy's head, and worried parents measuring the "corpse" so a wax replica can be made as an oblation to be burned at the saint's shrine.
Jessica Kreutter's Oblation (2008) features a lace-covered dining table laden with provisions.
Its product lines focus upon precision engineered, microsurgical, hand-held instruments for the performance of less invasive microsurgery including laser, ultrasonic, radio frequency for electrosurgery and oblation. The agreements also settle all litigation between Synergetics and Alcon.