novitiate


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an entrant who has not yet taken the final vows of a religious order

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the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)

someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows

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There is a quality to the ordered simplicity of religious life that is not just spiritually fulfilling but also inherently cinematic, and Novitiate captures it superbly.
By missing more than 10 days of her canonical novitiate, Judy had to begin the novitiate again.
Forty years later, when I heard Andrew Walls say, "Amissionary is someone who lives on terms set by others for the sake of Christ and the Gospel," I realized that my summer in Las Animas before I entered the novitiate had put exactly the right question front and center.
The departure from secular life to the quiet, solemn setting of the fraternal brotherhood of the novitiate marked significant change for Br.
Ontario's Brothers argued that to carry out their apostolate they required a local novitiate where young men would be instructed in the obligations and practices of fraternal community living and be groomed for the rigors of their teaching vocation.
After six years of novitiate training, she made her Final Profession as a Sister of Mercy in 1950 and for a small number of years cooked for the religious community in Alnwick, later transferring to Crook in County Durham.
The bishop says hundreds of people, including Hindus, Muslims and Buddhist monks, are flocking to the novitiate.
Toward the end of his novitiate year, Alfred applied for temporary vows.
That task would be a thousand times easier for any radical novitiate priest, unfettered by mindless tradition centred on ecclesiastic face-saving rather than concern for its victims.
He was also allowed to interview Coventry novitiate Jean Sutton, who went by the name Sister Mary Margaret, at the Baddesley Clinton convent as she prepared to take her lifelong vow and met her father Bernard Sutton and her mother during one of the three brief family visits allowed each year.
Born in La Estrella, Colombia, as one of seven sons, he entered the novitiate of the Congregation of Jesus in Bogota in 1955, later studying theology, philosophy and pedagogy there.
in 1938, Maurer entered the novitiate of the Basilians, making his profession of vows in 1941.
In 1845, a Brother from Baltimore who had made his novitiate in Montreal opened the first Brothers' school in this country at Calvert Hall in Baltimore.
So, please, Lord Alton, give Liverpool's most famous former Para, novitiate, teacher and punster his second house for those 250 seatless lost souls and others reading this who would benefit from some Moloney magic.
If it wasn't Allen who was tormenting the Villa defence it was the bustling Kevan or the vastly-improved Horobin who, now he has passed his novitiate stage, will be a splendid asset to Albion's front line," said the Mail.