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One that intercedes.

[Late Middle English intercessour, from Latin intercessor, from intercessus, past participle of intercēdere, to intervene; see intercede.]

in′ter·ces′so·ry adj.
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"Don Quixote I am," replied Don Quixote, "he whose profession it is to aid and succour the living and the dead in their necessities; wherefore tell me who thou art, for thou art keeping me in suspense; because, if thou art my squire Sancho Panza, and art dead, since the devils have not carried thee off, and thou art by God's mercy in purgatory, our holy mother the Roman Catholic Church has intercessory means sufficient to release thee from the pains thou art in; and I for my part will plead with her to that end, so far as my substance will go; without further delay, therefore, declare thyself, and tell me who thou art."
Intercessory prayer is part of our Christian tradition, however, it is not divine room service, nor is it a heavenly shopping trolley."
Philip's brother Jerry is asking friends to direct intercessory prayers for Philip through St.
LORD, HEAR OUR PRAYER In the newest twist of American litigiousness, people have begun to sue churches for publicly disclosing illnesses during intercessory prayers.
This he attributes to a growing recognition of the importance of the mass, increased belief in Purgatory and the value of intercessory prayer, and an expanding educational system which made the priesthood a possible goal for men from the entire social spectrum.
And, in terms of practical actions, there is always room for intercessory prayers for those going through tough times.
The Minna meeting rounded off with an intercessory prayer by delegates and participants comprising the houses of Bishop, priest and Laity for urgent Divine intervention in the affairs of Nigeria and for immediate end to the merciless killings and persecution of Christians and innocent Nigerians by the Boko Haram terrorists.
Filipino devotees pray, meditate, and seek his intercessory prayers at two popular pilgrim sites - Padre Pio Chapel in Libis, Quezon City, where his relics are displayed for veneration and whose faAaAaAeAoade is a replica of the Shri of Padre Pio in Sto.
Scott has been intentionally serving the Lord in the workplace and in the body of Christ since 1985; serving in areas of music, hospital visitation, helps, intercessory prayer, leading small groups, counseling, start-up church planning and development, and as board advisor for Covenant Federal Credit Union.
The synod decision seems to contradict a "pastoral statement" reaffirmed by Canadian Anglican bishops at their October meeting that says clergy may celebrate a eucharist and intercessory prayers with a homosexual couple, but not pronounce a nuptial blessing.
Traditional religious language (images of God, miraculous works of Jesus, intercessory prayer, etc.) are "utter nonsense" (151, where traditional religious ethics are dismissed as the tribal prejudices of primitives), yet S.
The devotion to his intercessory power spread quickly and widely and has managed to remain part of Catholic practice.