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OBLATION, eccl. law. In a general sense the property which accrues to the church by any right or title whatever; but, in a more limited sense, it is that which the priest receives at the altar, at the celebration of the eucharist. Ayl. Par. 392.

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Some confusion has been created in that in her biography Hildegard's entry into Disibodenberg is described as an oblation in one place and an enclosure in another.
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The "spiritualities" represented income derived from tithe, oblation, and fees and provided upkeep for the priest but not secular parish needs.
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Yet hidebound scholars might argue that Gallagher has achieved such distinction a bit too quietly, that he has not yet proven his scholarly oblation.
The oblation at the Alamo ensured the victory at San Jacinto, and the battle cry "Remember the Alamo" became the justification for the silencing of all but Euro-American voices and for the continuing political struggle in Texas.
For from where the sun rises to where it sets, My name is honored among the nations and everywhere incense and pure oblation are offered to My name; for My name is honored among the nations - said the Lord of Hosts" (Malachi 1:10-11).
The result, from this retiring and warm-hearted pastor, is a rich oblation -- linking action and reflection.