On that day, the family of a severely ill Costa Rican woman reportedly prayed to the beatified pontiff for her recovery.
Someday in the not too distant future, Romero will be beatified.
She told The Daily Beast that she had done the same thing in 2011 when John Paul II was beatified.
To a man they sang praises for that piping hot dish of preserved and beatified milk.
Transfigured she may be and beatified, but not the one we knew and loved so long.
beatified souls do not dwell in any particular star, though Plato seems to say so.
He beatified seventy-seven Jesuits and canonized three of them.
The chapel containing these beatified bones is placed in a dark extremity of the cathedral.
It is the ideal of a goose,—a goose beautified and beatified.
The beatified were not only physicians during their life, but medicinal after death.
1530s, "to make very happy," from Middle French béatifer, from Late Latin beatificare "make happy, make blessed," from Latin beatus "supremely happy, blessed" (past participle of beare "to make happy, to bless") + -ficare, from stem of facere "to make, do" (see factitious). The Roman Catholic Church sense of "to pronounce as being in heavenly bliss" (1620s) is the first step toward canonization. Related: Beatified; beatifying.