How to use Ordinations in a sentence
For example, the priests are not to be chosen by the people; penitents are not to be present at ordinations (lest they should hear the failings of candidates discussed); bishops are to be appointed by the metropolitan and his suffragan; sub-deacons may not distribute the elements of the Eucharist; clerics are forbidden to leave a diocese without the bishop's permission.
The bishops are chosen from the teachers; they are itinerant, conduct marriage and funeral services, and are present at communions, at ordinations, when deacons are chosen or elected, and at trials for the excommunication of members.
Other ordinations for the administration of the sacraments in Scotland, the colonies and England followed.
No reference in the registers can be produced for many ordinations of undoubted validity.
He could not doubt for a moment the utter invalidity of Edwardine ordinations to the priesthood.Advertisement
Augustine speaks of the salt administered to catechumens before baptism and of their exorcism as sacraments; and as late as 1129 Godefrid so calls the salt and water, oil and chrism, the ring and pastoral staff used in ordinations.
The Cathars even held it necessary, in case a bishop fell into mortal sin, to repeat his ba p tisms and ordinations, for they had been vitiated by his sins.
It deals with dispensations for marriages, ordinations, &c., concessions with regard to the mass, the communion, &c.
The Sandy Creek Association, with Stearns as leader, undertook to "unfellowship ordinations, ministers and churches that acted independently," and provoked such opposition that a division of the association became necessary.
In the early ages of the church ordinations took place at any season of the year whenever necessity required.Advertisement
Both the ' Report ' and the ' Determination ' show that these ' irregular ordinations ' were indeed preciptate and not judicious.
Having just had my own curry (see the " irregular ordinations " thread) I must away to my bed.
This he followed up by an encyclical on the unity of the Church (Sails cognitum, 29th June 1896); and the question of the validity of Anglican ordinations from the Roman Catholic point of view having been raised in Rome by Viscount Halifax, with whom the abbe Louis Duchesne and one or two other French priests were in sympathy, a commission was appointed to consider the subject, and on the 15th of September 1896 a condemnation of the Anglican form as theologically insufficient was issued, and was directed to be taken as final.
St Peter Damian was grievously perplexed about the validity of simoniacal ordinations.