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See definition of diaconate on Dictionary.com
  • as inclergy
  • as inpriesthood

synonyms for diaconate

  • priesthood
  • cardinalate
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • ecclesiastics
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • churchpersons
  • deaconry
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
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How to use diaconate in a sentence

Hence the revival of the female diaconate in its multiplication of sisterhoods.
SERMONSJ. B. LIGHTFOOT
It might well be made a text-book for candidates for the diaconate, or at least in theological colleges.
THOUGHTS ON RELIGIONGEORGE JOHN ROMANES
He had been deposed from the diaconate and from the priesthood for his immoral and lewd life.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 6 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
The bishop had admitted him to the diaconate in Sydney, and now at Paihia ordained him to the priesthood.
A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN NEW ZEALANDHENRY THOMAS PURCHAS
It was then but very seldom that a man chosen to the diaconate abandoned it for a higher function.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES, VOL. 1G. T. STOKES
At the Diaconate school there was a fellow who wrote verses; and what has become of him?
WALTER PIETERSEMULTATULI
That system was adopted probably about the middle of the 3rd century, but in Rome the diaconate probably remained centralized.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 8VARIOUS
These are some of the qualifications spoken of as belonging to the diaconate, and are the same in application to either sex.
DEACONESSES IN EUROPEJANE M. BANCROFT
It was in the East that the diaconate of women originated, and here that it attained its greatest growth.
DEACONESSES IN EUROPEJANE M. BANCROFT
It was celebrated as a Thanksgiving festival for the restoration of the diaconate of women to the Church.
DEACONESSES IN EUROPEJANE M. BANCROFT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DIACONATE

  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • cardinalate
  • churchpersons
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • ecclesiastics
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • priesthood
  • rabbinate
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.