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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Following his ordination, Father Biron ministered in the La Salette missions of the Philippines, Madagascar, Spain and Argentina.
The relatively small Diocese of Lincoln, Neb., for instance, routinely outpaces the ordination rates of jurisdictions many times its size.
Vargas, of Father Joe’s Villages, emerged from a rough South Bronx to spend a career at Citicorp and Copley Press before his ordination as a deacon a little more than a decade ago.
After his ordination, he was appointed an associate pastor at St. Rita in Dundalk, then served at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in the Baynesville section of Northeast Baltimore.
At first the mobs came for the clergy, who had sworn loyalty to the king upon ordination.
There remain, of course, serious institutional obstacles to Catholic-Protestant unity, ranging from the papacy and ordination of women to the difficulties involved in getting the diverse Protestant polities to move toward Rome at the same pace.
But instead of entering the tournament, Mr. Lombardy, by then enrolled at St. Joseph’s Seminary, decided to pursue ordination.
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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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