Definition of seminarian
: a student in a seminary especially of the Roman Catholic Church
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Along with other seminarians, Kerr helped run a summer arts and recreation program for Overtown children.
Karen is indefatigable and largehearted, a caretaker who cooks for family, seminarians, parishioners and workers alike, and frets over their collective health.
The event in the St. Martin of Tours chapel is the seminary's annual graduation ceremony in which academic degrees are awarded to seminarians and both religious and lay students enrolled in its School of Theological Studies programs.
Originally from New York, Mannetta first came to Guam in 1980 as a seminarian and was ordained into the priesthood at the Archdiocese of Agana in May 1983, according to Pacific Daily News files.
After Mass on Saturday, Francis meets with Catholic priests and seminarians before returning to Rome.
After Mass on Saturday, Francis will meet with Catholic priests and seminarians before returning to Rome.
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: someone who is studying at a seminary
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