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non-ordained

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Definition of non-ordained in English:

adjective

Not having been ordained as a priest or minister: non-ordained women and men in pastoral roles
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  • There are also non-ordained brothers who contribute in various ways to the preaching community and thus share fully in the work of the order.
  • In these situations, non-ordained men, but mainly women, administer parishes.
  • There can be confusion concerning the difference between ordained and non-ordained ministry.

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