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Offering vs. Offertory

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Offeringverb

present participle of offer

Offertorynoun

(Christianity) An anthem formerly sung as part of the Roman Catholic Mass or during the corresponding part of the Anglican Communion.

Offeringnoun

The act by which something is offered.

Offertorynoun

(Christianity) The part of the Eucharist service when offerings of bread and wine are placed on the altar and when any collection is taken; also, the money or other things collected.

Offeringnoun

That which has been offered; a sacrifice.

Offertorynoun

A linen or silken cloth anciently used in various ceremonies connected with the administration of the Eucharist.

Offeringnoun

An oblation or presentation made as a religious act.

Offertorynoun

The act of offering, or the thing offered.

Offeringnoun

A contribution given at a religious service.

Offertorynoun

An anthem chanted, or a voluntary played on the organ, during the offering and first part of the Mass.

Offeringnoun

Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered.

Offertorynoun

The Scripture sentences said or sung during the collection of the offerings.

Offeringnoun

The act of an offerer; a proffering.

Offertorynoun

the offerings of the congregation at a religious service

Offeringnoun

That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.

‘They are polluted offerings more abhorredThan spotted livers in the sacrifice.’;

Offertorynoun

the part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God

Offeringnoun

A sum of money offered, as in church service; as, a missionary offering.

‘[None] to the offering before her should go.’;

Offertory

The offertory (from Medieval Latin offertorium and Late Latin offerre) is the part of a Eucharistic service when the bread and wine for use in the service are ceremonially placed on the altar. A collection of alms (offerings) from the congregation, which may take place also at non-Eucharistic services, often coincides with this ceremony.The Eucharistic theology may vary among those Christian denominations that have a liturgical offertory.

Offeringnoun

something offered (as a proposal or bid);

‘noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds’;

Offeringnoun

money contributed to a religious organization

Offeringnoun

the verbal act of offering;

‘a generous offer of assistance’;

Offeringnoun

the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity;

‘oblations for aid to the poor’;

Offeringnoun

a thing offered, especially as a gift or contribution

‘everyone transported their offerings to the bring-and-buy stall’;

Offeringnoun

a thing produced for entertainment or sale

‘the latest offerings from the garage showrooms’;

Offeringnoun

a contribution, especially of money, to a Church

‘offerings during Lent will always be gratefully received’;

Offeringnoun

a thing offered as a religious sacrifice or token of devotion

‘the Buddhist ritual for offerings to the dead’;

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