What Is a Prayer Vigil?

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A prayer vigil refers to a period when people are engaged in devotions and prayers. It is usually held in the wake of a religious festival. People remain awake throughout the night during this period.
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1. Clarify the goals and purpose of the prayer vigil. Prayer vigils can have a specific goal, such as to raise community awareness about particular social or political issues, deepen
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The adjective vigilant means watchful, or alert and attentive to danger or trouble. An example sentence might be this one: The sentry remained. vigilant. throughout the night.
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Vigilant:1:carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible
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n. A small candle kept burning in the chancel of Christian churches to symbolize the presence of the Holy Sacrament; an altar light. A candle lighted by a worshiper for a special
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