votive offerings


Things vowed or dedicated to God or a saint in some trouble or crisis of life or presented in gratitude for a recovery or deliverance without having been previously promised. They are presented to the shrine of the saint through whose intercession the favor has been obtained.

MLA Citation

  • “votive offerings”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 January 2020. Web. 9 May 2021. <>