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be·at·i·fy

 (bē-ăt′ə-fī′)
tr.v. be·at·i·fied, be·at·i·fy·ing, be·at·i·fies
1. Roman Catholic Church To proclaim (a deceased person) to be one of the blessed and thus worthy of public religious veneration in a particular region or religious congregation.
2. To exalt; glorify: "There was no dearth of criticism even after Beethoven was beatified" (Paul Henry Lang).

[French beatifier, from Late Latin beātificāre : Latin beātus, happy; see beatific + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

be·at′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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Adj.1.beatified - Roman Catholicbeatified - Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
holy - belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
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While the troops, dividing into two parts when passing around the Kremlin, were thronging the Moskva and the Stone bridges, a great many soldiers, taking advantage of the stoppage and congestion, turned back from the bridges and slipped stealthily and silently past the church of Vasili the Beatified and under the Borovitski gate, back up the hill to the Red Square where some instinct told them they could easily take things not belonging to them.
What is it?" he asked, but his comrade was already galloping off past Vasili the Beatified in the direction from which the screams came.
Seldom except in books do the dying utter memorable words, see visions, or depart with beatified countenances, and those who have sped many parting souls know that to most the end comes as naturally and simply as sleep.
Anne evidently got through her visit without any serious breach of "etiquette," for she came home through the twilight, under a great, high-sprung sky gloried over with trails of saffron and rosy cloud, in a beatified state of mind and told Marilla all about it happily, sitting on the big red-sandstone slab at the kitchen door with her tired curly head in Marilla's gingham lap.
But for the last few weeks a new influence had come over Hetty-- vague, atmospheric, shaping itself into no self-confessed hopes or prospects, but producing a pleasant narcotic effect, making her tread the ground and go about her work in a sort of dream, unconscious of weight or effort, and showing her all things through a soft, liquid veil, as if she were living not in this solid world of brick and stone, but in a beatified world, such as the sun lights up for us in the waters.
"Blest souls, that, from this mortal husk set free, In guerdon of brave deeds beatified, Above this lowly orb of ours abide Made heirs of heaven and immortality, With noble rage and ardour glowing ye Your strength, while strength was yours, in battle plied, And with your own blood and the foeman's dyed The sandy soil and the encircling sea.
I revere the person who is riches; so that I cannot think of him as alone, or poor, or exiled, or unhappy, or a client, but as perpetual patron, benefactor, and beatified man.
Candidates for sainthood who had passed away due to natural causes require a miracle attributed to their intercession to be beatified. Canonization requires a second miracle.
He was beatified by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on May 1, 2011, also on a Divine Mercy Sunday.
The Opus Dei, using its network within the Vatican, got Escriva beatified in May 1992, just short of 17 years after his death in June 1975.
She was 'beatified' (declared blessed) by the Pope in a ceremony at the Vatican on October 19, 2003, on the basis of claims by a tribal woman in North Bengal that she was cured of a stomach tumour after praying to her.
Her martyrdom was approved by Pope Francis last month, the Sme daily wrote two days later.Anna Kolesaacuterovaacute was ultimately beatified on the first day of September, 2018, by Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.