With the help of the government of St Kitts and Nevis, particularly the then Prime Minister, Robert Bradshaw, some modest funds for the restoration of the historic burial ground were found, and on 25 February 1971, the old Jewish cemetery was reconsecrated
(declared sacred again) in a special ritual which included a ceremonial procession, an official opening of the cemetery's gate by Rabbi Stern, prayers for the dead, singing of psalms, a brief address by the Premier himself and the Poem of Reconsecration, composed and read by writer and attorney Robert D Abrahams:
100) This royal linga would later be reconsecrated
by Sri Drdhabhaktisimhavarman, a provincial governor during the time of Jayavarman V (r.
Her video allegedly sparked a debate in Austria whether the church should be reconsecrated
He watched with amazement and relief as the men, his men, his heroes, reconsecrated
the temple and rekindled the Ner Tamid, the Eternal Flame.
Since the early 1990s, when the first section of the modern border fence was built, we have reconsecrated
the ground, increasing the population of the dead by about 6,000.
It was reconsecrated
to Marian veneration, culminating in the dedication of the hermitage itself to the "Presentation of Maria in the Temple" and the evolution of the place name to "Monte Virginio," with double symbolism referring to the founding prince, Virginio Orsini, and to the Virgin, seen here as the Mons Virginis (Gasperini, Iscrizioni latine rupestri; Gasperini, Archeologia e storia 210-17; Sturm, L'Eremo di Montevirginio 53-5).
The church was reconsecrated
in 1993 and now flourishes; however, after almost a century and a half, it needs attention--and financial help.
Feasting, drinking and turbulence were so central to these carnivalesque occasions that, according to records, during one of these lengthy festivals events deteriorated to an extent that the cemetery had to be reconsecrated
(A drama tortenete , p.
They include a record of the ceremony dedicating the monument, including speeches given by two ministers; the Athol Directory and Advertiser for 1858; the town valuation from 1856; Athol school reports for 1858 and 1859; and records of meetings that resulted in the burying ground being reconsecrated
From their holy and reconsecrated
union will flow all the promised sweetness of messianic redemption.
It will need to be reconsecrated
, as a result of the murder, before it can open again.
In 1997 the monastery was reconsecrated
, and the feast of St Shenoute is celebrated by hundreds of thousands of Copts annually.