It is used especially for Divine service (Plato, 'Apol.', 23 B).
In Christian literature it came to have a technical sense for the supreme honour due to His servants, the angels and saints Latrocinium - The Acts of the first session of this synod were read at the Council of Chalcedon, 451, and have thus been preserved.
1180 Lavabo - The first word of that portion of Psalm 25 said by the celebrant at Mass while he washes his hands after the Offertory, from which word the whole ceremony is named La Valette, Jean Parisot de - Forty-eighth Grand Master of the Order of the Knights of St. of Law) Law, Mosaic - The body of juridical, moral, and ceremonial institutions, laws, and decisions comprised in the last four books of the Pentateuch, and ascribed by Christian and Hebrew tradition to Moses Law, Natural - In English this term is frequently employed as equivalent to the laws of nature, meaning the order which governs the activities of the material universe. He died in 1456 Lawrence of Brindisi, Saint - An Italian Capuchin with a talent for languages, much in demand as a preacher, was chaplain of the Imperial army. He died in 1619 Lawrence O'Toole, Saint - Confessor, abbot, and the first Irish-born bishop of Dublin, d.
Among the Roman jurists natural law designated those instincts and emotions common to man and the lower animals, such as the instinct of self-preservation and love of offspring Law, Roman - This subject is briefly treated under the two heads of; I. 1180 Laws, Penal - Treats of the penal legislation affecting Catholics in English-speaking countries since the Reformation.
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This religious body had its origin during the early part of the nineteenth century.
In all Eastern Churches also, readers are ordained to a minor order preparatory to the diaconate Lefèvre d'Etaples, Jacques - A French philosopher, biblical and patristic scholar; b. at Nerac, 1536 Legacies - In its most restricted sense, by a pious legacy or bequest (legatum pium) is understood, the assigning, by a last will, of a particular thing forming part of an estate, to a church or an ecclesiastical institution Legate - In its broad signification, means that person who is sent by another for some representative office.
In the ecclesiastical sense it means one whom the pope sends to sovereigns or governments or only to the members of the episcopate and faithful of a country, as his representative, to treat of church matters or even on a mission of honour Legends, Literary or Profane - In the period of national origins history and legend are inextricably mingled.
Born 8 January, 1821, at Edgefield, South Carolina, U. A.; died at Gainesville, Georgia, 2 January, 1904 Lord's Prayer - Although the Latin term oratio dominica is of early date, the phrase 'Lord's Prayer' does not seem to have been generally familiar in England before the Reformation.
During the Middle Ages the 'Our Father' was always said in Latin, even by the uneducated.