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noun as in convert

noun as in learner

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And this much, we believe, should be demanded of each catechumen before he is admitted to the rite of confirmation.

The missionary found no one who did not give a high encomium to the young catechumen.

Onesimus had not been baptised with them, though he had learnt something of Christianity as a young catechumen.

In the opinion of prominent theologians, a mere catechumen can, under certain circumstances, be a member of the Church.

The grey-haired patriarch laid his hand upon the new catechumen's head, and the dying God looked in benediction upon them all.


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On this page you'll find 140 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catechumen, such as: learner, neophyte, newcomer, novice, abecedarian, and amateur.

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