How to use Novitiate in a sentence
His novitiate was marked by a fervour of humility.
A lay brother, before he can become called away to a third year's novitiate, called the tertianship, as a preparation for his solemn profession of the three vows.
These various members of the Society are distributed in its novitiate houses, its colleges, its professed houses and its mission residences.
Among other buildings and institutions are a novitiate of Marist Fathers, a science and art school, a pier with pavilion and concert rooms, and a yacht club.
In 1580 he joined the Society of Jesus, after a two years' novitiate, passed mostly at Tournay.Advertisement
There was a novitiate of three years, during which the intending member was tested as to his fitness for entering the society.
A novitiate had to be passed, and young boys were to be educated in the monastery, but were not expected to become monks.
Membership of the corps is gained after a somewhat trying novitiate, but is the only passport to the various social and sports societies.
His earliest extant performances, in considerable number, are at Cortona, whither he was sent during his novitiate, and here apparently he spent all the opening years of his monastic life.
In 1880 he joined the Society of Jesus and passed his novitiate at Manresa and other houses of the order, becoming teacher of philosophy at Stonyhurst.Advertisement
He entered the Jesuit novitiate in 1625, and two years later pronounced his first vows.
He finished his secondary schooling in Dublin then entered the novitiate of the Holy Ghost Fathers, also in Dublin.
After her hard, dark novitiate - but one that was so generous and faithful -complete peace returned to her, for good.
The old infirmary building is now occupied by St Joseph's College, a commercial academy of the Marist Brotherhood, in connexion with which there is a novitiate for the training of members of the order for missionary service at home or abroad.
This glade can seldom be reached until she candidate is in his forty-fifth year, which involves a probaLion of thirty-one years in the case of those who have entered on the novitiate at the earliest legal age.Advertisement
Selmi in 1864 proves that he was at this time so far attracted towards a religious life as to have joined the novitiate; but his father, who had other designs for him, seized the opportunity of an attack of ophthalmia to withdraw him permanently from the care of the monks.