Definition of special intention in English:

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special intention

noun

(In the Roman Catholic Church) a special aim or purpose for which a Mass is celebrated or prayers are said.
Example sentences
  • Many of the pilgrims who travel there today pray for a special intention.
  • The prayer group meets every Monday at 3pm in St. Brigid's Chrch to pray for the sick and special intentions.
  • For the month of May there is special intentions for all those studying for examinations.

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Syllabification: spe·cial in·ten·tion

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