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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Reflection on that experience was a constant during my novitiate.
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.
Concise summaries of ideas--from Situationism to the writings of Marcuse--fit naturally into the dialogue of his young revolutionary characters, informing the novitiate reader whilst remaining perfectly unobtrusive to the informed.
Fans of Mailer's writing will find some bon most here; for the novitiate, the book provides some valuable context and access to the writer's mind, although for unadulterated passion and venom, check out anything from the 1960s.
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 rough-hewn Gordon Brown, presently thought to have entered the novitiate of a monastery in the north, could make a comeback on the X Factor.
Days before retiring to the monastery, his parents purchased an ad in the local daily which declared that the family was not in agreement with the decision of their youngest son, Shiki Nagaoka, to enter the novitiate.
That's not to say there aren't one or two giggles along the way: Conan's flagrant sexism toward novitiate Tamara (Rachel Nichols) as he tells her to shut her trap, some incredibly farcical scenes of torture and slaughter (including one poor fellow getting his nose lopped off before having his new orifice poked until he wets himself), and enough breast-jiggling and soft-core slap 'n' tickle to keep a 13-year-old boy contented for a month.
In 1709 he joined the novitiate here, and became music prefect and later archivist of the monastery.
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.
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.