sodality

A college of priests, generally attached to the worship of archaic divinities, such as Arvales, Luperci or Salians.

Sodality

In Christian theology, a sodality is a form of the `Universal Church` expressed in specialized, task-oriented form as opposed to the Christian church in its local, diocesan form (which is termed modality). In English, the term sodality is most commonly used by groups in the Catholic Church, where they are also referred to as confraternities. See.....
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Sodality

• (n.) A fellowship or fraternity; a brotherhood. • (n.) Specifically, a lay association for devotion or for charitable purposes.
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Sodality

[Catholic Church] A sodality, also known as a `union of prayer` or `confraternity,` is an older designation for a lay ecclesial movement or organization in the Roman Catholic Church. In many Christian religions, `modality` refers to the structure and organization of the local or universal church, composed of pastors or priests. By contrast,...
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Sodality

[social anthropology] In social anthropology, a sodality is a non-kin group organized for a specific purpose (economic, cultural, or other), and frequently spanning villages or towns . Sodalities are often based on common age or gender, with all-male sodalities more common than all-female. One aspect of a sodality is that of a group `repres...
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Sodality

So·dal'i·ty noun ; plural Sodalities . [ Latin sodalitas , from sodalis a comrade.] 1. A fellowship or fraternity; a brotherhood. 2. (R.C.Ch.) Specifically, a lay association for devotion or for charitable purposes.
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sodality

a fellowship or fraternity
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Sodality

A group of laity, established for the promotion of Christian life and worship, or some other religious purpose.
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