- a devotion in memory of the Annunciation.
- Also called Angelus bell. the bell tolled in the morning, at noon, and in the evening to indicate the time when the Angelus is to be recited.
Origin of Angelus
Examples from the Web for angelus
Contemporary Examples of angelus
Francis was expected to name the new cardinals at his Sunday Angelus, which he did, or at his weekly audience on Wednesday.Pope Appoints a Rainbow Coalition of New Cardinals From Africa, Asia
Barbie Latza Nadeau
January 12, 2014
Historical Examples of angelus
When he reached the college the Angelus had long since rung.A Waif of the Plains
The Angelus had sounded, and the Sacristan wished to close the church.Great Artists, Vol 1.
Jennie Ellis Keysor
He took off his hat, and we said the Angelus in silence together.My New Curate
The moment the Angelus rings, darkness is supposed to have fallen.Carmen
"The Angelus," he said, standing and bowing his head in prayer.The Sequel
George A. Taylor
- a series of prayers recited in the morning, at midday, and in the evening, commemorating the Annunciation and Incarnation
- the bell (Angelus bell) signalling these prayers