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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The donations of the congregation at a religious service.

Usage examples (37)
  • This is called the offertory of the Mass, and takes place after the boy presents the wine and water.
  • The offertory is the part of the service when the offerings of the people are collected and brought to the altar.
  • "Is this the little brother that sang the offertory?"
  • Here are two videos of the offertory and the preface: for more
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