Religion

Another unordered list of vaguely related words…..

VICAR
CLERIC
CLERGYMAN
PADRE
PREBENDARY
DEAN
RURAL DEAN
DOMINICAN
METHODIST
PARSON
SIDESMEN
ANSELM
RECTOR
DEACON
CURATE
MINISTER
DISCIPLE
APOSTLE
PASTOR
MONSIGNOR
CARDINAL HE
LEVI
SEXTON
EVANGELIST
SKY PILOT
PROPHET
MINOR CANON
CHURCHWARDEN (also a long stemmed clay pipe)
BISHOP RR (Right Reverend)
SEXTON SACRIST SACRISTIAN = one who has charge of contents of church esp. sacred vessels, vestments etc.
PRELATE
DD (Doctor of Divinity)
ABBE
in order = MONK NUN NOVICE etc.
IMAM
IMAMATE
REV
ARCHDEACON (VEN)
VEN (venerable)
CISTERCIAN = man following order; monk in offshoot of Benedictines
OBLATE = religious type; dedicated; one dedicated to monastic life but not professed
DIVES = doomed rich man
DIVINES = theologians
UNIAT = type of Christian
TRINITARIAN = type of Christian
MENDICANT, MENDICANT ORDERS

AV = Bible; Authorised Version; King James Bible
TONSURE = shaving of crown of head by monks
persuasion = DENOMINATION
masses = services
church = CH CE (Cof E) RC service building
Catholic = C RC
CARGO CULT
patient man = JOB
Old Testament priest = ELI
TORONTO BLESSING = religious behaviour (from Canada)
Pauline letter = EPISTLE = EP
(Lords) Prayer = PATERNOSTER = type of lift
CHAPLET ROSARY
HASSOCK SURPLICE CHASUBLE ALB
ANGELUS = church bell; RC prayers, bell rung to announce these prayers.
HOLY WRIT = sacred work
LIVING = Benefice; A position as a vicar or rector with an income or property (Oxford Dictionaries)
BENEFICE = a church living
GLEBE = land attached to a parish church
APOSTLE SPOON = Spoons with handles ending in figures of the Apostles
CLARE POOR, CLARE = (Franciscan) nun

St Peter = CEPHAS
Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel = ARCHANGEL
wise men = MAGI
documentor of misdeeds = RECORDING ANGEL

divine rules established by sixties pop group (10) = THEARCHIES

PERDITION = hell

first or second coming of Christ = ADVENT = arrival of Christianity

VEDA = holy book; any one or all of the four ancient holy books of the Hindus
holy water = GANGES

TEMPLE
TABERNACLE
BISHOPRIC
SEE
CHANTRY
PRESBYTERY = part of a church reserved for the officiating priests
CHAPEL = ORATORY
LOW CHURCH
RAREDOS = screen behind alter
CHANCEL, TRANSEPT, NAVE, LYCHGATE, SACRISTY, ROOD SCREEN;
OFFERTORY BOX
ROOD = crucifix
MANSE = clergyman’s estate; ecclesiastical residence esp. of a CoS minister
ECUMENIC = promoting unity; A movement within the church towards unity on all fundamental issues.
OCTAVE = An eight-day celebration; last day of eight in a church festival

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