HyperDic: offertory

English > 2 senses of the word offertory / Offertory:
NOUNpossessionoffertorythe offerings of the congregation at a religious service
actOffertorythe part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God
English > offertory: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe offerings of the congregation at a religious service.
Broaderofferingmoney contributed to a religious organization
Spanishofertorio
Catalanofertori
English > Offertory: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God.
Part ofHoly Eucharist, Eucharist, sacrament of the Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, Eucharistic liturgy, Lord's SupperA Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine
BroaderOblation, religious offeringThe act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist
Spanishofertorio

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