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Managers, players, and coaches threw punches in the 10-minute battle that began with a hard tag at home plate and concluded only through the intercession of Philadelphia police.
In these circumstances, fathers and sons sometimes went to war—and only the intercession of the queen allowed both sides to make peace without losing face.
If the postulator finds someone was miraculously healed by praying for the candidate’s intercession, and if the cure can’t be medically explained, the case is presented to the congregation as the possible miracle needed for beatification.
One key step is the Vatican confirming that Casey's intercession helped lead to miracles, a process that can take years.
Mansfield Churches FOR THE CITY is dedicated to making a difference in our city and the National Day of Prayer observance is their way to give back to the community and address our concerns through divine intercession.
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Origin and Etymology of intercession
Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin intercession-, intercessio, from intercedere
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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