- A solemn offering to God. Oblations refer to the elements of bread and wine.The celebrant presents the oblations (offerings) on his behalf and on behalf of all people, moreover for the sake of certain persons he mentions by name, as the sick, travelers, upset and deceased.See "Eucharistic Bread," "Lamb."
Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. Fr. Tadros Yacoub Maiaty.
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