Redemptorist

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, a Roman Catholic order founded in 1732 by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (1696–1787).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of a Roman Catholic order founded by Alfonso Maria da Liguori of Naples in 1732.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (R.C.Ch.) One of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, founded in Naples in 1732 by St. Alphonsus Maria de Liquori. It was introduced onto the United States in 1832 at Detroit. The Fathers of the Congregation devote themselves to preaching to the neglected, esp. in missions and retreats, and are forbidden by their rule to engage in the instruction of youth.

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  • noun A member of the Roman Catholic missionary congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (i.e. Jesus Christ), founded in 1732 by Saint Alphonsus Maria of Liguori

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French rédemptoriste, from Late Latin redēmptor, redeemer, from Latin, contractor, from redēmptus, past participle of redimere, to buy back; see redeem.]

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From French Rédemptoriste, from Italian Redentorista, from redentore ("redeemer, savior") (notably the Messiah, Christ; from Latin redēmptor, from redēmptus, perfect passive participle of redimō ("redeem, buy back"), itself from re- ("back; again") + emō ("buy; gain, take, procure")) + -ista ("-ist").

Examples

  • The National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help (also called the Redemptorist church, popularly known as the Baclaran church) is one of the largest churches in the Philippines.

    Now What, Cat?

  • Redemptorist church in Boston, the order started receiving numerous calls and emails from Catholics protesting the funeral.

    Politics

  • Redemptorist church in Boston, the order started receiving numerous calls and emails from Catholics protesting the funeral.

    Religion

  • Redemptorist church in Boston, the order started receiving numerous calls and emails from Catholics protesting the funeral.

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  • Redemptorist church in Boston, the order started receiving numerous calls and emails from Catholics protesting the funeral.

    Fr. Moloney's melodramatic malarkey

  • Redemptorist church in Boston, the order started receiving numerous calls and emails from Catholics protesting the funeral.

    Current Affairs

  • Redemptorist church in Boston, the order started receiving numerous calls and emails from Catholics protesting the funeral.

    Bizarre

  • Redemptorist church in Boston, the order started receiving numerous calls and emails from Catholics protesting the funeral.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog

  • I used to attend the 11-am Sunday Mass at the Redemptorist Church when I was still single.

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  • I used to attend the 11-am Sunday Mass at the Redemptorist Church when I was still single.

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