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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In another incident, the commander sent Marine criminal investigators to interrogate a priest at his home off-base.
The previous House chaplain, the Rev. Daniel Coughlin, was also a Catholic priest.
There, on his knees with eyes closed, a vodun priest spit alcohol in his face.
Only in the last seven years have the brothers dedicated themselves to mastering the craft at the suggestion of a local priest.
But his composition fell off after the critical savaging of his 1971 work Mass, about a priest’s crisis of faith.
In 1968, Catholic Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Fiorenza was a parish priest at Houston’s Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral.
In high school, my principal was a priest, and my assistant basketball coach.
That conviction, along with others, was later overturned in a 2006 court ruling during the country’s interim government after Aristide, a former priest, was forced from power a second time.
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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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