noun, Roman Catholic Church.
the physical heart of Jesus, to which special devotion is offered as a symbol of His love and redemptive sacrifice.
noun (RC Church)
the heart of Jesus Christ, a symbol of His love and sacrifice
a representation of this, usually bleeding, as an aid to devotion
noun 1. an African ibis, Threskiornis aethiopica, having a black, naked head and neck and white and black plumage, venerated by the ancient Egyptians.
noun 1. Indian lotus.
adjective 1. devoted or dedicated to a deity or to some religious purpose; consecrated. 2. entitled to veneration or religious respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy. 3. pertaining to or connected with religion (opposed to secular or profane): sacred music; sacred books. 4. reverently dedicated to some person, purpose, or object: a […]
noun 1. a celebrity whose eccentricities or indiscretions are easily forgiven by admirers.