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Catholic Word of the Day: APOLYSIS, 07-02-12 ^ | 07-02-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 07/02/2012 7:37:04 AM PDT by Salvation

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The blessing by the Greek priest at the end of Mass, Matins, or Vespers. Called a Great Apolysis after the liturgy, baptisms, and marriages; a Little Apolysis at other times. (Etym. Greek apolysis, dismissal.)

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TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; Orthodox Christian; Theology
KEYWORDS: blessing; catholic
A blessing
1 posted on 07/02/2012 7:37:13 AM PDT by Salvation
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2 posted on 07/02/2012 7:39:36 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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