Anything that stands for or represents something else
Words written down in a particular form, such as a book
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
One having spiritual care over a number of people
A social division based on national origin, religion, language, and often race.
Third, often associated with a level of education e.g university or with religious orders, e.g. a lay organisation attached to an order.
A person or thing that takes over or goes after another
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
A tropical Asian plant with a starchy root, which can be eaten as a boiled vegetable or made into breads, puddings, or a paste.
Language that may develop when two groups of people with different languages meet. The pidgin has some characteristics of each language.
Personal appeal or attraction; magnetism
The declaration by the Church that a marriage is null and void, that is, it never existed
People who observe a vote to make sure it is done honestly and correctly
(n.) a ceremony; the customary form of a ceremony; any formal custom or practice
A ordained person with special responsibilities. Not as wide ranging as a priest.
Deliberate and free promises made to God
A person who lives a solitary life in order to commit himself or herself more fully to prayer and God.