holy person


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Noun1.holy person - person of exceptional holinessholy person - person of exceptional holiness  
Buddha - one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment
fakeer, fakir, faqir, faquir - a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
good person - a person who is good to other people
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A religious celebration usually signalized by gluttony and drunkenness, frequently in honor of some holy person distinguished for abstemiousness.
An Empress wrote to her, with her own hand, as 'Ma chere cousine.' At a lever-du-roi one morning (do you know what a lever-du-roi was?)--a Cardinal, a Papal legate, offered to put on her stockings; a high and holy person like that looked on it as an honour!
To these were joined several holy persons, as part of that assembly, under the title of bishops, whose peculiar business is to take care of religion, and of those who instruct the people therein.
A relic is defined as 'a part of a deceased holy person's body or belongings and kept as an object of reverence.' Relics are important not only to Christianity but also to Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Shamanism.
They sometimes talked about Frances Cabrini, for example, like she was more of a real estate tycoon than a holy person: about the properties she owned and how well she managed them.
The bhajan describes the qualities of a holy person. The first four lines are as follows:
We must have proper decorum before the presence of a holy person,' he added.
'Our stereotype of a holy person, someone who is always quiet and does not smile.
"We feel proud that a holy person like Mother Teresa spent most of her life in India and exemplified the "joy of giving"," said Mathew, who is also the secretary general of Indian Business and Professional Council, Dubai
Once a holy person's virtues are evaluated and recognized by the Pope and the Vatican, they are proclaimed as "Venerable" or a role model of Catholic values.
This usually takes the form of the inexplicable healing of someone who is sick and prays to a holy person who has died to intercede with God for a cure.
A holy person conjures up a selfless Mother Teresa type.