intercession

   This word (from the Latin intercedere, meaning "to intervene" or "to go between") refers to prayers of petition. Though Christ is the primary intercessor or advocate before God the Father, intercessory prayers may be said by any personpraying for a good purpose. (See CCC 2634-2636)

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  • intercession — Intercession …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • intercession — [ ɛ̃tɛrsesjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1223; lat. intercessio ♦ Relig. ou littér. Action d intercéder. ⇒ entremise, intervention. L intercession de la Sainte Vierge. Intercession auprès de qqn. ⊗ HOM. Intersession. ● intercession nom féminin (latin intercessio …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intercession — • To go or come between two parties, to plead before one of them on behalf of the other Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Intercession     Intercession (Mediation)      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • intercession — Intercession. s. f. v. Action, priere par laquelle on intercede. Puissante, foible intercession. l intercession des Saints, demander quelque chose à Dieu par l intercession de la sainte Vierge, &c. j ay employé l intercession d un tel …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Intercession — In ter*ces sion, n. [L. intercessio an intervention, a becoming surety: cf. F. intercession. See {Intercede}.] The act of interceding; mediation; interposition between parties at variance, with a view to reconcilation; prayer, petition, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intercession — (v. lat.), 1) das Dazwischentreten, Vermittelung; 2) Intercessio Christi, Fürbitte Jesu für die Seinen bei Gott; sie ist ein Theil seines hohen priesterlichen Amtes, s. Christus II. B) a) aa) β). I. sanctorum, Fürbitte der Heiligen; 3) die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • intercession — I noun arbitrage, arbitration, conciliation, deprecatio, diplomacy, instrumentality, interference, interjection, intermeddling, intermediation, interposition, intervention, mediation, negotiation, peacemaking, reconcilement, reconciliation,… …   Law dictionary

  • intercession — early 15c., act of interceding, from L. intercessionem (nom. intercessio) a going between, noun of action from pp. stem of intercedere (see INTERCEDE (Cf. intercede)). The modern sense was not in classical Latin …   Etymology dictionary

  • intercession — ► NOUN 1) the action of interceding. 2) the saying a prayer on behalf of another person. DERIVATIVES intercessor noun intercessory adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from intercedere intervene …   English terms dictionary

  • intercession — [in΄tər sesh′ən] n. [L intercessio < intercessus, pp. of intercedere] the act of interceding; mediation, pleading, or prayer in behalf of another or others intercessional adj …   English World dictionary

  • Intercession — Distinguish from inter session , i.e. between sessions. Intercession, in both Christianity and Islam, is a prayer to God on behalf of another person. The nature of intercession in Judaism is disputed. Christianity In Christian practice,… …   Wikipedia

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