altar boy

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a boy serving as an acolyte

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Within months, Tolkien had chosen Daniel to be an altar boy at neighbouring Our Lady of the Angels and St Peter in Chains Church.
Barrister Justin Levinson, representing the former altar boy, said in a writ lodged at London's High Court, that his client was sexually abused, assaulted and raped by Penney.
"As an altar boy, I've celebrated Mass in the chapel here, so it's a funny feeling to be back."
I joined the ranks of the altar boys at my home parish of St.
I marveled as ah altar boy rising before the sun was baking its bread,
As well as being a star in the village Under-8s team, coached by the local priest, Mancini was also an altar boy.
Connor was a 13-year-old altar boy at the time, and had been sent with other kids to Sancta Maria Abbey in East Lothian as part of a programme to see if they were suitable to train as priests.
Told from the difficult and rarely employed second-person point of view Vizenor's story is one of altar boy abuse on a Native American reservation at the hands of the Catholic clergy.
I'm not certain of the situation today, but I do recall that when I was about 8 years old, it was deemed to be quite an honor to achieve the rather elevated status of being selected as an altar boy for any Roman Catholic Church.
Father Joe Fitzsimons, who found his vocation for the priesthood when he was an altar boy in his home town of Washington, was 95.
A PENSIONER was celebrating yesterday after learning that he could be the longest serving altar boy in the world.
One day I am an innocent altar boy with the body of Christ on my tongue, the next day I am a sex addict eating virgin dewdrops.
A CARDINAL said to be a candidate to be the next Pope sent a fugitive priest accused of molesting an altar boy in Costa Rica to work in two remote parishes in Honduras,it was claimed today.
The former altar boy had been a Catholic for 57 years.
He taught the boys bell- ringing and altar boy work.