espousals

  • 1 Espousals — • A contract of future marriage between a man and a woman, who are thereby affianced Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Espousals     Espousals      …

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  • 2 espousals — es·pous·al || ɪ spaÊŠzl n. marriage ceremony; championing of a cause, supporting of an idea or principle …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 espousals — n. pl. Betrothment, betrothal, betrothing, plighting, affiancing, pledging in marriage …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 4 espousals — /aspawzalz/ A mutual promise between a man and a woman to marry each other at some other time. It differs from a marriage, because then the contract is completed …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 5 espousals — /aspawzalz/ A mutual promise between a man and a woman to marry each other at some other time. It differs from a marriage, because then the contract is completed …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 6 espousals — The mutual promises of a man and a woman to marry each other …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 7 Espousals of the Blessed Virgin Mary — • A feast of the Latin Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Espousals of the Blessed Virgin Mary     Espousals of the Blessed Virgin Mary      …

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  • 8 Espousals of the Blessed Virgin —     Espousals of the Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Espousals of the Blessed Virgin Mary     (DESPONSATIO BEATÆ MARIÆ VIRGINIS)     A feast of the Latin Church. It is certain that a real matrimony was contracted by Joseph and… …

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  • 9 John of Ruysbroeck — This article is about the 14th century mystic. For the 15th century architect, see Jan van Ruysbroek (architect). The Blessed John of Ruysbroeck (Dutch: Jan van Ruusbroec, Jan (or Johannes) van Ruysbroeck, Dutch pronunciation: [jɑn vɑn… …

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  • 10 Pekudei — Pekudei, Pekude, Pekudey, P’kude, or P’qude (פְקוּדֵי Hebrew for amounts of,” the second word, and the first distinctive word, in the parshah) is the 23rd weekly Torah portion (parshah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the 11th and …

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  • 11 Ritual of Marriage —     Ritual of Marriage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ritual of Marriage     The form for the celebration of the Sacrament of Matrimony, as it stands in the Rituale Romanum of the present day, is remarkably simple. It consists of the following… …

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  • 12 St. Joseph —     St. Joseph     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Joseph     Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and foster father of Our Lord Jesus Christ.     LIFE     Sources. The chief sources of information on …

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  • 13 Coventry Patmore — Coventry Patmore, painted by John Singer Sargent Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (23 July 1823 26 November 1896) was an English poet and critic best known for The Angel in the House, his narrative poem about an ideal happy marriage. Contents …

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  • 14 Matrimonial dispensation — A matrimonial dispensation is the relaxation in a particular case of an impediment prohibiting or annulling a marriage. It may be granted: (a) in favour of a contemplated marriage or to legitimize one already contracted; (b) in secret cases, or… …

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  • 15 Ruysbroeck, Jan van — ▪ Flemish mystic Jan also rendered  Johannes , Ruysbroeck also spelled  Ruusbroec  born 1293, Ruisbroek, near Brussels, Brabant [now in Belgium] died Dec. 2, 1381, Groenendaal, Brabant       Flemish mystic whose writings influenced Johann Tauler …

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  • 16 Consent (in Canon Law) — • The deliberate agreement required of those concerned in legal transactions in order to legalize such actions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Consent (in Canon Law)     Consent (in …

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  • 17 Dispensation — • An act whereby in a particular case a lawful superior grants relaxation from an existing law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Dispensation     Dispensation      …

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  • 18 Lille — • The ancient capital of Flanders, now the chief town of the Département du Nord in France Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lille     Lille      …

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  • 19 Witness — • One who is present, bears testimony, furnishes evidence or proof Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Witness     Witness     † …

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  • 20 St. Catherine of Siena —     St. Catherine of Siena     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Catherine of Siena     Dominican Tertiary, born at Siena, 25 March, 1347; died at Rome, 29 April, 1380.     She was the youngest but one of a very large family. Her father, Giacomo di… …

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