Noun(1) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization(2) person of exceptional holiness(3) model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
Verb(1) hold sacred(2) declare (a dead person
(1) she's a true saint(2) a place dedicated to a seventh-century saint(3) she's a saint to go on living with that man(4) St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland(5) he was considered a living saint by recipients of his generosity(6) Eventually, because of her contributions, she was canonized as a saint by the church.(7) What makes a saint is that the saint lives the ordinary Christian life in an extraordinary fashion.(8) Innocent III stressed that only the pope had the authority to declare a saint(9) she became a saint in the 7th century(10) But later on he rejected sin and became a Christian and a great saint .(11) For canonization, she would need one more miracle, and then at that point she would be declared a saint by the church.(12) There are still many people who, like me, consider Florence Nightingale to be a sort of secular saint .(13) Irene is remembered in the Eastern Orthodox Church as a saint because she restored the use of icons in religious worship.(14) The second Sunday after Easter is now dedicated to the Divine Mercy - a new feast day instituted by John Paul himself based on the visions of his sainted compatriot, Faustina Kowalska.(15) In case you're not familiar with them, reliquaries were more commonly used in the Middle Ages to house bones and other relics of saints and holy people.(16) The interior reliefs were plastered and painted with Christian saints and angels.
1. holy person ::
2. angel ::
3. holy man ::
5. canonize ::
Different Formssaint, sainted, sainthood, saintlike, saintly, saints
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