ceremonial rite

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Ah," said Morcerf, "I see you are a stickler for forms, my dear sir, and you would remind me that the ceremonial rites should not be omitted.
However, as the new legislation for same sex couples is more of a contractual agreement rather than a ceremonial rite, the pre-registration agreement is likely to hold more weight for a same sex couple than a pre-nuptial agreement does for married couples.
But Tuesday wasn't about the action on the court, which was more a ceremonial rite between the No.
In an interview with reporters during the ceremonial rites, National Capital Region Police Office (NRCPO) chief Oscar Albayalde assured that an intense vetting process will be conducted to ensure that only those who passed the program would be reassigned to Caloocan.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana led the ceremonial rites at the Bonifacio National Shrine, together with Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan.
Vice President Leni Robredo and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana instead led the ceremonial rites at the Bonifacio National Shrine, together with Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan.
What does it do: Myrrh was one of the most highly valued products of the ancient world, it featured in sacred rituals as an incense of purification, formed part of the embalming process of the Egyptians, was praised by the Jewish kings, David and Solomon, and was used by Moses in ceremonial rites.
Saamdu says he had no idea he was about to get married till the girl was brought in front of him and the ceremonial rites began.
Dharif was arrived at dawn today to Najaf province and upon his arrival he headed to Karbala city to perform the ceremonial rites of visit of Imam Hussein and his brother Abbas"" GS shrines / .
com/) USA Today , the 'Ndrangheta, less well-known internationally than the Sicilian Mafia, is "Italy's most entrenched organized crime organization, in part because its reliance on family ties rather than friendships or ceremonial rites makes it difficult for police to infiltrate.
These masks were originally worn during religious and ceremonial rites.