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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This appears to be a reference to the late Father Lawrence O’Connell, a priest in the Pittsburgh Diocese who died 1986.
Proceeds from the sale will help fund the refurbishing of the rectory in preparation for the calling of a new priest.
Catcher Brian McCann stood in a priest’s robes next to faux tombstones, ready to deliver the eulogy.
After a doctor said 19-year-old Charles Quimby wouldn’t survive being shot in the head with what was thought to be a pellet gun, a priest was called to read last rites, his mother said.
So soon after that, with a group of Charlie's friends clustered around his hospital bed, a priest gave Charlie the last rites, the Bangor Daily News reported.
Representing the diocese is Father Tomas (Alfonso Herrera), a charismatic novice priest from Mexico, and Father Marcus (Ben Daniels), a hard-living veteran British cleric.
Mellone, a priest for more than 40 years, has shepherded St. Mary’s through most of its 175th anniversary celebrations.
Joseph Holt is a business ethics professor at the University of Notre Dame and a former Jesuit priest.
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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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