angelus bell


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Noun1.angelus bell - the sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited
bell, toll - the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she heard the distant toll of church bells"
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Other refusals include an application about ad revenue and costs on The Late Late Show from 2009 to 2017, details of radio and TV airtime afforded to Irish MEPs and a request from an Oireachtas member about the decision to maintain the twicedaily broadcast of the Angelus bell.
when the Angelus bell could be heard from the church belfry.
This installation recalled the ancient practice of ringing the Angelus bell to call faithful believers to prayer and meditation.
Before this row grows, let's remember that the Angelus Bell is rung thrice daily throughout Europe, signalling workers to down tools for the prayer beginning: "The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary" The notion of time out to pray may be news to UKIP, but not to those interested in faith matters.
In Catholic countries the Angelus bell rings out to remind people to pray.
The electronic beep of a computer may not sound as resonant as an Angelus bell, but it signals the same possibility of Incarnation.