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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state, office, or orders of an acolyte.

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  • The Council of Trent leaves to the judgment of bishops to determine what space should elapse between the conferring of the acolythate and subdeaconship; it is also interesting to note, with Dr. Probst

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

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