Holy Hour


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Holy Hour

n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church an hour set aside for prayer and reflection
2. (not capitals) informal Irish a period during the afternoon when public houses are obliged to close by law
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It was a holy hour for mother and daughter, and their eyes were wet as they talked on in the twilight, Ruth all white innocence and frankness, her mother sympathetic, receptive, yet calmly explaining and guiding.
Truth be told, I hadn't been to a Holy Hour since grade school, and my first impulse was to dismiss it as old fashioned.
Please include in our parish masses and holy hour devotion the victims of the conflict in Marawi City and the Resorts World Manila incident, their families and the safety of our communities,' he said on Saturday.
Members of a Catholic sorority and a Catholic fraternity fill many of these hours and also plan the weekly Thursday evening Holy Hour.
I wish I had died in the accident, as it happened at a holy hour and in a holy place," Egyptian pilgrim Mohammed Ibrahim told AFP.
A short catechesis and Holy Hour will be observed at the church at 6 p.
THE old man leaned back in his chair, thinking about The story due to unfold, Shepherds in the field of Bethlehem, weary, homesick, And perhaps a little drunk watched and waited this First Christmas night, no idea they would exist in Humanity's mind forever, This holy hour, a special child, a cataclysmic shift in time, The world would hold its breath.
Holy Hour can be made alone or as part of a group with formal prayers.
The Holy Hour idea has really taken on a life of its own across the world.
In some communities, time is kept for common prayers and special Holy Hour after dinner.
Look at Holy Hour a few years ago - there was a debate about getting rid of Holy Hour on a Sunday, it's gone now.
On Monday there was a Holy Hour of silent prayer and devotion before the Blessed Sacrament, and Benediction: celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the Oxford Movement in the Anglican Church.