Examples of priest in a Sentence
He was ordained as a Roman Catholic priest.
searched for a priest who could perform an exorcism
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As a testament to her character, members of her community, including her priest, had submitted letters of support and photos of her volunteering to the court.
Father John Welch, who was celebrating his 25th anniversary, became a priest in his late 20s after working as a social worker.
Today Hertog is a professor at the University of Leuven in Belgium (which is also the alma mater of Georges Lemaître, the astronomer and Roman Catholic priest who first introduced the idea of an expanding universe in 1927).
Ahead of the referendum, bishops have released pastoral letters, instructed their priests to preach on the sanctity of life and released a weekly handout in the churches on Catholic teaching.
Even the Met’s collection had an impact on the final piece with a vintage chasuble from the exhibition—the sleeveless robe worn by Catholic priests during mass—inspiring the intricate embroidery.
For the Met’s purposes, the Catholic imagination refers to sociologist and Catholic priest Andrew Greeley’s definition that God’s grace is present in material objects, events, and people.
On Sunday, Symeonides delivered the homily and talked with parishioners about their former priest.
There’s a really cool Catholic priest that’s gonna do me the honors.
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: a person who has the authority to lead or perform ceremonies in some religions and especially in some Christian religions
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