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Catholic Word of the Day: PANEGYRIC, 10-02-12
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 10/02/2012 7:45:02 AM PDT by Salvation
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An elaborate public praise given of some person or event, a formal eulogy. The most famous Christian panegyrics were those of the Fathers of the Church, e.g., St. John Chrysostom preaching on Sts. Lucian and Romanus in A.D. 387. (Etym. Greek pan_gyrikos, for a public festival.)
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TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: catholic; eulogy
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