deacon

  1. a Protestant layman who assists the minister
  2. a cleric ranking just below a priest in Roman Catholic churches

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deacon

[n] - a Protestant layman who assists the minister 2. [n] - a cleric ranking just below a priest in Roman Catholic churches
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deacon

In the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, an ordained minister who ranks immediately below a priest. In the Protestant churches, a deacon is in training to become a min ...
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Deacon

Dea'con (dē'k'n) noun [ Middle English diakne , deakne , deken , Anglo-Saxon diacon , deacon , Latin diaconus , from Greek ... a servant or minister, a minister of the church; of uncertain origin. In sense 2 probably confused with dean .] 1....
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Deacon

Dea'con transitive verb To read aloud each line of (a psalm or hymn) before singing it, -- usually with off . [ Colloq. New. Eng.] See Line , transitive verb » The expression is derived from a former custom in the Congregational churches of New England. It ...
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deacon

1. An officer in Christian churches appointed to perform certain subordinate duties varying in different communions. In the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches, a person admitted to the lowest order in the ministry, subordinate to the bishops and priests. In Presbyterian churches, he is subordinate to the minister and elders, and has charge of ce...
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deacon

noun a cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders
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deacon

noun a Protestant layman who assists the minister
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Deacon

• (n.) The chairman of an incorporated company. • (v. t.) To read aloud each line of (a psalm or hymn) before singing it, -- usually with off. • (n.) An officer in Christian churches appointed to perform certain subordinate duties varying in different communions. In the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches, a person admitted to the ...
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deacon

(from Greek diakonos, `helper`), a member of the lowest rank of the threefold Christian ministry (below the presbyter-priest and bishop) or, in ... [12 related articles]
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Deacon

Deacon was Britsih army Second World War slang for an AEC Mk 1 6-pdr anti-tank gun carrier.
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Deacon

Deacon is a Greek name for boys. The meaning is `servant, messenger` The name Deacon is most commonly given to English and Welsh boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.) The name sounds like: Dagon, Deccan
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deacon

deacon: see orders, holy.
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Deacon

Ecclesiastically, a deacon is a person in the lowest degree of holy orders. The office of deacon was instituted by the apostles, and seven persons were chosen at first to serve at the feasts of Christians, and distribute bread and wine to the communicants, and to minister to the wants of the poor. In the Roman Catholic Church the deacon is the chie...
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Deacon

Deacon is a pale-gold, orangey, dry bitter from the Gibbs Mews brewery in Salisbury, Wiltshire.
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deacon

In the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, an ordained minister who ranks immediately below a priest. In the Protestant churches, a deacon is in training to become a minister or is a lay assistant
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Deacon

[artillery] The AEC Mk I Gun Carrier, known as Deacon, was a British armoured fighting vehicle of the Second World War. It was an attempt to make the QF 6 pounder anti-tank gun into a self-propelled artillery piece. It was employed only during the North African Campaign (1942-1943). ==History== The Deacon, fitting in with the style of namin...
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Deacon

[rocket] Deacon is the designation of an American sounding rocket. The Deacon was launched 90 times from 1947 to 1957 from Wallops Island. The Deacon has a maximum flight height of 20 kilometers and a pay load ability of 17 kilograms. The takeoff thrust of the Deacon amounts to 27 kN, the takeoff weight 93 kg, the diameter 0.16 m and the le...
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Deacon

[Latter Day Saints] Deacon is a priesthood office in the Aaronic Priesthood of denominations within the Latter Day Saint movement, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ==Deacons in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints== At the age of twelve, young Latter-day Saint males are integrated into the Deacons` Quoru...
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Deacon

Deacon is a ministry in the Christian Church that is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions. In many traditions the `diaconate`, the term for a deacon`s office, is a clerical office; in others it is for laity. The word `deacon` is derived from the Greek word di√°konos (...
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Deacon

The man who received the ministry of the diaconate
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Deacon

[name] Deacon is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include: Surname: Given name: ...
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Deacon

literally means 'servant,' 'attendant,' or 'minister'; a functionary in Christian churches
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Deacon

A minister ranking below a priest in the Anglican, Catholic and Orthodox churches. In most Protestant churches, deacons are not ordained and are seen as people who assist the clergy (Reid et al. 1990
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Deacon

an ordained minister who assists the celebrant during the Liturgy of the Word and at the altar for the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Deacons are men who can also provide assistance to the priest in baptismal and/or marriage ministry. Deacons serve in the ministry of the liturgy, of the word, and of charity. Transitional deacons are men who are preparin...
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