Adjective, from 'to consecrate': 1. To produce the ritual transformation of (the elements of the Eucharist) into the body and blood of Jesus. 2. To sanctify (bread and wine) for use in Communion. 3. To initiate (a priest) into the order of bishops.
solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use; "a consecrated chursh"; "the sacred mosque"; "sacred elephants"; "sacred bread and wine"; "sanctified wine"