Definitions

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  • proper noun The offering of bread and wine at the Eucharist

Etymologies

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From Old French oblacion, from Latin oblātus, passive perfect participle of offerō ("I offer, present")

Examples

  • Uiiidachle alfo foretold, that throughout all the earth, MAhchil there fliould be offered a pure Oblation, that is to fay, the body of the Sopnc of God: mnd that this hianenly Bread ihould be offered, and difiribbted iii abundance in the Houlc of God.

    Holy pictures of the mysticall figures of the most holy sacrifice and sacrament of the eucharist ...

  • Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images NAKED RUN: A naked member of a fraternity was carried through a crowd of fellow students during the traditional 'Oblation Run' at the University of the Philipppines campus in suburban Manila Friday.

    Photos of the Day: Dec. 16

  • In Chapter 9 of her Autobiography, St Thérèse discusses her Act of Oblation which occurred on June 9, 1895 Trinity Sunday

    Perpetual Oblation and Christian Joy

  • The Oblation Board under Mrs. Coulter, working more-or-less independently, believes it can destroy Original Sin by cutting away children's daemons before they reach adulthood, a horrific process that either kills the children subjected to it or turns them into mindless zombies.

    Movie Review: The Golden Compass

  • At the summit, as the source and goal, is the merciful love of the three Divine Persons, as she expresses it, especially in her Act of Oblation to Merciful Love.

    Perpetual Oblation and Christian Joy

  • Dear Mother, you know the love, or rather the oceans of grace which flooded my soul immediately after I made that Act of Oblation on June 9, 1895.

    Perpetual Oblation and Christian Joy

  • It then turns out that Coulter is head of the Oblation Board, which has been kidnapping children for no clear reason.

    Movie Review: The Golden Compass

  • It then turns out that Coulter is head of the Oblation Board, which has been kidnapping children for no clear reason.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • The Oblation Board under Mrs. Coulter, working more-or-less independently, believes it can destroy Original Sin by cutting away children's daemons before they reach adulthood, a horrific process that either kills the children subjected to it or turns them into mindless zombies.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Next time you are in Portland, be sure to visit Oblation at 516 NW 12th Ave. (oblationpapers. com) They have beautiful papers, and do their own letterpress work right at the store.

    Letterpress = Sublime

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