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Consecrated life

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  • Consecrated life — The consecrated life in the Christian tradition, especially the Roman Catholic Church,[1] but also the Anglican Church and to some extent other Christian denominations, is, as the Roman Catholic Code of Canon Law states: a stable form of living… …   Wikipedia

  • consecrated life —    This term (from the Latin consecrare, meaning to make holy ) refers to the state of life professed by men and women who commit themselves to observing the evangelical counsels either on a temporary or permanent basis.    Seereligious community …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Consecrated life (Catholic Church) — St Benedict of Nursia (c. 480 543), who wrote the leading religious rule for monastic living, evokes the Christian roots of Europe , says Pope Benedict XVI. In the Roman Catholic Church, the term consecrated life denotes a stable form of… …   Wikipedia

  • Institute of Consecrated Life — Institutes of Consecrated Life is another term for religious orders in the Roman Catholic Church. They are the major form of Consecrated life, characterized by a stable community life. Their members profess the Evangelical counsels of chastity,… …   Wikipedia

  • Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life — This article is part of a series on the Roman Curia Dicastery Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus Secretariat of State …   Wikipedia

  • Consecrated virgin — The consecration of Saint Genevieve, 1821 (Ste. Genevieve, Missouri). In the Catholic Church a consecrated virgin is a woman who has been conscrated by the church to a life of perpetual virginity in the service of God. C …   Wikipedia

  • consecrated — adjective 1. solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose a life consecrated to science the consecrated chapel a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II • Syn: ↑consecrate, ↑dedicated • Ant: ↑desecrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Life-giving Spring — The Life giving Spring or Life giving Font is both the feast day of a historic church in Constantinople and an icon of the Theotokos (Virgin Mary) which is venerated by the Eastern Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow… …   Wikipedia

  • consecrated vs desecrated consecrate — dedicated dedicated adj. 1. wholly committed to a purpose or cause; as, a dedicated musician. Syn: devoted. [WordNet 1.5] 2. zealous in loyalty or affection; as, dedicated nurses. Syn: devoted. [WordNet 1.5] 3. set apart especially for a higher… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Society of Apostolic Life — A Society of Apostolic Life is a group of men or women within the Catholic Church who have come together for a specific purpose. Unlike members of an Institute of Consecrated Life or a religious order, members of apostolic societies do not make… …   Wikipedia

  • RELIGIOUS LIFE AND COMMUNITIES — Jews UNDER OTTOMAN RULE The Jews of the pre Zionist old yishuv, both sephardim (from the Orient) and ashkenazim (of European origin), dedicated their lives to the fulfillment of religious precepts: the study of the torah and the meticulous… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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