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  • n. Plural form of sodality.


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  • It would not be possible to give a definition making a clear distinction between the sodalities and other confraternities; consequently the development and history of the sodalities are the same as those of the religious confraternities.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • This implies at least the universal Church and the parish, and ordinarily it supposes devotional and other associations, such as sodalities, altar societies, church-fund societies, etc.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • They made us learn all that stuff about feast days and sodalities by rote.

    The Priest

  • Additionally, we need to see special purpose entities (mission sodalities) mobilized for missions.

    The Four Barriers

  • I also think agencies (sodalities) are the most effective means of starting churches in a cross-cultural setting.

    Church or Parish?

  • There is no more need for the topic on how to build better relations between modalities and sodalities, because relations between local churches and parachurch institutions are now more harmonious than they have ever been in the past.

    Glorifying God among all peoples: challenges and opportunities for the local church

  • Cutting across the kindred and bands are the sodalities, or clubs, of the warriors.

    Cheyenne ��� a story from the Great Plain ���part 2

  • Also, although they participated significantly in parish fund-raising, selling their baked and hand-crafted goods at bazaars and fairs, women's contribution was seen as an extension of their roles as wives and mothers, and they were subservient to male clergy, sodalities, and finance committees.

    Gutenber-e Help Page

  • In the early 1520s, the convert Giovanni Leone was on the fringes of Rome's humanist sodalities, still just a teacher and transcriber of Arabic for great figures, most at ease with Syrian Christians, learned Jews, and other outsiders.

    It Wasn't Leo

  • He replies: "I have two thousand souls to look after, sodalities to work up, schools to organise, and attend, perhaps, four sick calls in one night."

    The Young Priest's Keepsake


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