Examples of ecclesiastical in a Sentence
ecclesiastical laws that have been in existence for centuries
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Landscaped paths connect tidy modern facilities — a gift shop, a religious printing press —with ecclesiastical structures, including the St. Ottilia chapel for which this Benedictine congregation is named.
Unlike Vatican museums collections, items still used in liturgical celebrations are kept in the chapel’s sacristy, an adjoining room housing vestments and other ecclesiastical items.
Recently, the entire senior church hierarchy of Chile resigned en masse after Francis condemned the seeming cover-up of abuse by a Chilean bishop, Rev. Fernando Karadima, by other ecclesiastical officials.
Bruno faced a string of ecclesiastical disciplinary orders related to his attempts to sell the property.
Nyong’o donned the heavenly piece for the premiere of Sorry Angel, making for a coincidentally ecclesiastical moment the week of the Catholicism-themed Met Gala.
But Bullwinkel and Aickman share important interests: ecclesiastical horror, ghost stories, the grotesquery of ordinary romance.
The Met’s upcoming Costume Institute exhibit will display a selection of ecclesiastical garments and accessories on loan from the Vatican, but these holy objects are not where the imaginative Catholic aesthetic is best on display.
As the younger royal brother, Louis Jr. was meant to have some kind of ecclesiastical career, and to that end he was raised and educated in the abbey of Saint-Denis in Paris.
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ECCLESIASTICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ecclesiastical for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the Christian church or clergy
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