Definition of altar girl in English:
A girl who acts as a priest’s assistant during a service, especially in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Before I came to Paganism (by way of Google, rather embarrassingly), I was an altar girl at my Catholic church.
- When your ten-year-old niece, already an ‘altar girl,’ expresses her outrage that she can never be a priest or bishop, you must, as an ordained minister, start to pay attention.
- ‘We were actually the first altar girls at our church here in Montreal,’ recalls Wolff.
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