Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or proceeding from a synod; synodical.
  • noun A payment made by the clergy to their bishop at the time of their attendance at the synod.
  • noun A constitution made in a provincial or diocesan synod.

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

  • adjective Synodical.
  • noun (Ch. of Eng.) A tribute in money formerly paid to the bishop or archdeacon, at the time of his Easter visitation, by every parish priest, now made to the ecclesiastical commissioners; a procuration.
  • noun A constitution made in a provincial or diocesan synod.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tribute in money formerly paid to the bishop or archdeacon, at the time of his Easter visitation, by every parish priest, now made to the ecclesiastical commissioners; a procuration.
  • noun A constitution made in a provincial or diocesan synod.

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Examples

  • Thus far of the ruling assemblies, which are styled presbyterial; next come into consideration those greater assemblies, which are usually called synodal, or synods, or councils.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • The fifth, called the synodal, period begins with 1700, and extends to the present time.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • '' Those who propound the so-called synodal decree of 1484, which received Latin converts by chrismation, do not understand that the churchmen of that time were using economia, and that they thus formulated their decree because of the Papacy's agitation and tyranny. ''

    orrologion

  • Finally one must not forget that consecrated life commonly sees, in the "synodal" figure of the general chapter or of analogous gatherings, the supreme authority of the institute,4 to which all the members, beginning with the superiors, must make reference.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The Enlightenment "and all its works" are crucial in this debate, and the Pope's 2008 synodal intervention on historical-critical analysis underlines his concerns about this as cardinal.

    Alcuin Reid Reviews Fr. John Baldovin's Critique

  • In fact, he resumed his reflection on the redemptive beauty of Christ in his post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation Sacramentum Caritatis (22 February 2007), where he reflects on the glory of God which expresses itself in the celebration of the Paschal Mystery.

    Fr Lang on Beauty and the Liturgy

  • Novena Sacramentum caritatis as in Pope Benedict's post-synodal exhortation

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  • Novena Sacramentum caritatis as in Pope Benedict's post-synodal exhortation

    Archive 2009-04-26

  • The Catholic church has become so big that we need some kind of a synodal structure in the West the same way you have in the East.

    Summorum Pontificum and the Orthodox

  • My two talks are based on the post-synodal exhortation, Sacramentum caritatis, written and issued by Pope Benedict XVI.

    Archive 2009-03-15

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