Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The status or period of candidacy of a postulant. See postulant.

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Examples

  • I'd been admitted to postulancy, which was what mattered.

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  • My interview to be admitted to postulancy -- the first step in a process leading to candidacy and then to actual ordination -- was a fiasco.

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  • Before my postulancy interview, I was required to go through a thorough psychological examination.

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  • While that's the final major step in the postulancy process, it's no guarantee of ordination.

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  • Archdeacons are commonly involved in the postulancy process and, subject to the bishop's OK, in the placement of clergy.

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  • This applicant is recommended at this time for postulancy.

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  • Now I just have financial, immigration, postulancy, academic and crowded-city anxiety.

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  • Then apply for postulancy in the diocese of Niagara, as well as CPE.

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  • For this reason a sixmonth postulancy and a two-year novitiate were established—as in the more traditional monasteries—before vows could be taken.

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  • It was decided to retain the postulancy and novitiate as a time of preparation required before vows.

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