altar server


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altar server

n.
Christianity An attendant to an officiating cleric in the performance of a liturgical service; an acolyte.
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As a schoolgirl in Mourneabbey she was an altar server and worked as a waitress but her calling was clear and she joined the nursing college in Limerick.
Without being an altar server as a child, I would never have cared as much about the Mass or learned as much about my faith--that it is something done in community, that God is indeed present in the little things we do, and that faith is something I actively do, not something I simply hear.
Several years later he faced a human rights complaint after barring an individual from acting as an altar server due to a scandalous situation.
As a boy, Kit sang in the church choir and was an altar server.
The trial had heard that Adams had been a married man with three children when he groomed, and then assaulted, the teenage choir member and altar server in the early 1990s.
The alleged victim, now man in his 30s, told Cardiff Crown Court after a prolonged period of grooming that Adams had sex with him on a church vestry floor where the verger was helping out and he, as altar server, was responsible for locking up the silver after the service.
CHURCHMAN Colin James Adams targeted a young altar server to sexually abuse, a court heard.
A former altar server at St Bede's Church, Geoff is now on loan to the Department of International Development from the Ministry of Defence, which he joined six years ago.
Born to an Irish Catholic mother and an Anglican father, Liam had been an altar server at All Saints in Garston as a boy, but never directed towards the priesthood by his family.
Patrick, 11, from Portsmouth, said: "I aman altar server and when I serve at Mass this week I will think of Rhys and you, his Mumand Dad, and brother Owen.
He said: "I was brought up a High Anglican, went to a liberal Catholic church where I was an altar server.
He attended Sunday school, sang in the choir and was an altar server.