Lay-brother sentence example

lay-brother
  • Ignatius proposed after returning from Jerusalem to join the Carthusian order at Seville as a lay brother.
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  • Mannyng entered this house in 1288, when, according to the rules, he must have been at least 24 years of age, if, as is supposed, he was a lay brother.
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  • He confessed freely that the Society had faults and that there was a great deal of unrest among the members; and he mentioned among the various points calling for reform the education of the novices and students; the state of the lay brother and the possessions of the Society; the spying system, which he declared to be carried so far that, if the general's archives at Rome should be searched, not one Jesuit's character would be found to escape; the monopoly of the higher offices by a small clique: and the absence of all encouragement and recompense for the best men of the Society.
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  • She invited him to join the monastic community as a lay brother and to continue writing sacred songs in the language of the people.
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