Examples of ordination in a Sentence
He is a candidate for ordination.
After his ordination, he will be assigned to a local parish.
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This week marks the 30th anniversary of my ordination as a rabbi.
That delayed the co-ordination of the region’s schedules.
Burton said after his ordination Saturday at Cathedral of the Holy Angels in Gary.
Most ministries are Dickensian, with piles of paper stacked up on desks and a lack of co-ordination between one department and another.
Haddad, who has a masters’s degree in Biblical studies from the Moody Theological Seminary, plans to complete the ordination process through the Reformed Church denomination to which Calvary Church belongs.
Their ordinations increases the number of active priests to 237 serving in the Archdiocese of Miami, which serves Broward, Monroe and Miami-Dade counties.
My father had attended an SBC church in San Francisco as a young man, before leaving the denomination in protest of the 1984 ordination of Julie Pennington-Russell.
The framed diploma and ordination certificate were both leaning against a wall behind the door.
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ORDINATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ordination for English Language Learners
: the official act or process of making someone a priest, minister, etc.
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