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To the Blessed Virgin Mary, Spouse of the Holy Spirit and Mother of God, the Roman Catholic Church and the faithful consecrate the world, nations, places and personal, regional or societal concerns.
"Advertise what you are doing to your congregation, set a realistic goal, invite folks to bring their collected items to church, bless and consecrate the items on the altar, and distribute the items to the entity selected," he instructed.
And the Lord spoke unto Moses, saying: Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them: When either man or woman shall clearly utter a vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to consecrate himself unto the Lord, he shall abstain from wine and strong drink ...
The crisis emanated because the first Archbishop of Sudan His Grace Elinana Ngalamu did not accept his retirement and went on to consecrate rival bishops in each Diocese.
The Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, will be joined by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and more than 30 serving and retired bishops from Wales and other provinces of the Anglican Church to consecrate the new bishop.
Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, on Sunday pressed for a moratorium as he called on church leaders not to consecrate any more gay bishops.
* score: twenty * consecrate: make sacred * hallow: honor; treat as if holy * detract: take away from