hierurgy

hierurgy

(ˈhaɪərˌɜːdʒɪ)
npl -gies
1. (Theology) the performance of religious worship
2. (Theology) a sacred rite

hi•er•ur•gy

(ˈhaɪ əˌrɜr dʒi, ˈhaɪ rɜr-)

n., pl. -gies.
a holy act or rite of worship.
[1670–80; < Greek hierourgía, derivative of hierourgós ritually sacrificing priest. See hier-, -urgy]
- hi`er•ur′gi•cal,
adj.

hierurgy

1. the performance of holy works.
2. the holy work itself.
See also: Religion, Sacredness