[n] - one who assists a minister in a liturgical service
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Assistant to a bishop or priest, who ministers in the Christian sanctuary, lighting candles, serving Mass, carrying lights, and so on. Originally acolytes formed a minor order. ...
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(From a Greek word for ' follower ') A layperson who performs minor duties during a religious service. Acolytes serve in pairs, and carry candles at the beginning and end of the Mass, as well as at the gospel.
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Ac`o·lyte noun [ Late Latin acolythus , acoluthus , Greek ... following, attending: confer French acolyte .] 1. (Eccl.) One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic church, being ordained ...
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1. One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic church, being ordained to carry the wine and water and the lights at the Mass. ... 2. One who attends; an assistant. 'With such chiefs, and with James and John as acolytes.' ... Origin: LL. Acolythus, acoluthus, Gr. Followi...
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noun someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Ch...
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• (n.) One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic church, being ordained to carry the wine and water and the lights at the Mass. • (n.) One who attends; an assistant.
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(from Greek akolouthos, `server,` `companion,` or `follower`), in the Roman Catholic church, a person is installed in a ministry in order to assist ... [1 related articles]
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In many Christian denominations, an acolyte is anyone who performs ceremonial duties such as lighting altar candles. In other Christian Churches, the term is more specifically used for one who wishes to attain clergyhood. ==Etymology== The word acolyte is derived from the Greek word acolytos, meani...
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The term acolyte was used in the ancient Latin and Greek Churches, for a person of ecclesiastical rank next in order below the sub-deacons, whose office it was to attend to the officiating' priest. The name is still retained in the Roman Catholic Church.
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[album] Acolyte is the debut studio album by the English alternative dance band Delphic, released by Polydor Records on 11 January 2010. It was recorded mostly in Ewan Pearson`s Berlin studio. The album was released in Australia and New Zealand on 22 January via Modular and in the United Sta...
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1) Church candle lighter 2) Clergyman 3) Devoted follower 4) Follower 5) Holy order 6) Man of the cloth 7) One who assists a minister in a liturgical service 8) Order 9) Reverend
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