Definitions

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  • n. An association of ministers from various religious groups who come together to work for a specific purpose, such as the socioeconomic needs of a community.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Lutheran Church, a body of ordained ministers having the sole charge of examining, licensing. and ordaining candidates for the ministry, of conducting trials for clerical heresy, and of hearing all appeals from church councils for lay heresy.
  • n. A name sometimes given to the epistle corner of a Christian altar, because there the server or minister assists the priest celebrant iu making preparation for offering the eucharislic sacrifice.

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Examples

  • "Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt."

    RORATE CÆLI

  • 'Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt.'

    RORATE CÆLI

  • Sed doctrinae quaestiones, ut liquet, manent atque, usque dum non enodentur, Fraternitas canonicum in Ecclesia statutum non habet et eius ministri nullum ministerium legitime agere possunt.

    RORATE CÆLI

  • Who persecuted the church more than Paul, offended more than Peter? and yet by repentance (saith Curysologus) they got both Magisterium et ministerium sanctitatis, the

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Viles animae et effrontes (sic enim Lutherus [2093] alicubi vocat) lucelli causa, ut muscae ad mulctra, ad nobilium et heroum mensas advolant, in spem sacerdotii, cujuslibet honoris, officii, in quamvis aulam, urbem se ingerunt, ad quodvis se ministerium componunt. —

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 110: Howlett, 440; Appleby, 69: "Deficiunt accusatores: puer quia infra etatem erat; femina quia infamem eam fecerat Iudeorum ministerium." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Richard of Devizes tells us that the English Jew welcomed the boy into his household (in familiare familie sue consciuerat ministerium).

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • I happen to think that the ministerium readership isn't quite as susceptible to fatal attacks of low self-esteem over a BLOG as you do.

    How I See You

  • Satan aggreditur, eorùmque mentes contemptus libertate et refractaria contumacia, aduersus Deum et sacrum ministerium, etiam hîc armare non negligit.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Satan aggreditur, eor鵰que mentes contemptus libertate et refractaria contumacia, aduersus Deum et sacrum ministerium, etiam h頲 armare non negligit.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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