5. Religious institutions


[Nouns] rite; ceremony, ceremonial; ordinance, observance, function, duty; form, formulary; solemnity, sacrament; incantation (spell) [more]; service, psalmody (worship) [more].

ministration; preaching, preachment; predication, sermon, homily, lecture, discourse, pastoral.

baptism, christening, chrism; circumcision; baptismal regeneration; font.

confirmation; imposition of hands, laying on of hands; ordination (churchdom) [more]; excommunication.

Eucharist, Lord's supper, communion; the sacrament, the holy sacrament; celebration, high celebration; missa cantata; asperges; offertory; introit; consecration; consubstantiation, transubstantiation; real presence; elements; mass; high mass, low mass, dry mass.

matrimony [more]; burial [more]; visitation of the sick.

seven sacraments, impanation, subpanation, extreme unction, viaticum, invocation of saints, canonization, transfiguration, auricular confession; maceration, flagellation, sackcloth and ashes; penance (atonement) [more]; telling of beads, processional; thurification, incense, holy water, aspersion.

relics, rosary, beads, reliquary, host, cross, rood, crucifix, pax, pyx, agnus Dei, censer, thurible, patera; eileton, Holy Grail; prayer machine, prayer wheel; Sangraal, urceus.

ritualism, ceremonialism; sabbatism, sabbatarianism; ritualist, sabbatarian.

holyday, feast, fast; Sabbath, Pentecost; Advent, Christmas, Epiphany; Lent; Passion week, Holy week; Easter, Whitsuntide; agape, Ascension Day, Candlemas, Good Friday, Holy Thursday; Lammas, Martinmas, Michaelmas; Ramadan, Ramazan; Bairam.

[Verbs] perform service, do duty, minister, officiate, baptize, dip, sprinkle; confirm, lay hands on; give the sacrament, administer the sacrament; administer extreme unction; excommunicate, ban with bell book and candle.

take the sacrament, receive the sacrament, attend the sacrament, partake of the sacrament, partake of communion; communicate; receive extreme unction; anele.

preach, sermonize, predicate, lecture.

[Adjectives] ritual, ritualistic; ceremonial; baptismal, eucharistical; paschal.

[Phrases] "what art thou, thou idol ceremony?" [Henry V].

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