Definition of concelebrate in English:

concelebrate

verb

[with object]Christian Church
  • Officiate jointly at (a Mass)

    ‘the pro-nuncio will concelebrate Mass with bishops from Wales’
    • ‘Requiem Mass was concelebrated in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary on Saturday morning which was attended by a large congregation from far and near.’
    • ‘His funeral mass was concelebrated in the Church of the Sacred Heart and he is laid to rest in Court Abbey Cemetery.’
    • ‘Archbishop Michael Neary and 16 local priests concelebrated mass in the Church which was built in 1841.’
    • ‘The late Ita's funeral mass was concelebrated in Mullinabreena Church and funeral took place to Ballymote cemetery.’
    • ‘The ceremony with Nuptial Mass was concelebrated by Fr. Michael Enright and Fr. Richard Geoghan.’
    • ‘Midnight Mass was concelebrated by Fr Luke Roche and Fr Jim O'Connell.’
    • ‘The Nuptial Mass was concelebrated by Canon Dempsey and Fr Rabbitt.’
    • ‘Friday evening last a thanksgiving and farewell mass was concelebrated in Our Lady of Mercy Church in honour of the Sisters of Mercy.’
    • ‘Bishop Patrick Walsh concelebrated Mass and performed the re-dedication ceremony on Sunday accompanied by the Diocesan Choir.’
    • ‘On April 2, Solemn Requiem Mass was concelebrated in the church, followed by burial in St. Attractas Cemetery, Rhue.’
    conduct, perform, celebrate, solemnize
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Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin concelebrat- ‘celebrated together’, from the verb concelebrare, from con- ‘together’ + celebrare (see celebrate).

Pronunciation

concelebrate

/kɒnˈsɛlɪbreɪt/