crossbearer

crossbearer

(ˈkrɒsˌbɛərə)
n
(Christian Churches, other) a person who carries or wears a cross
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But perhaps its most influential son was Robert ap Rhys, who became Cardinal Wolsey's personal chaplain and crossbearer and as such would have come into contact with the Cardinal's private secretary, Thomas Cromwell.
But perhaps most ironic is that Eszterhas directly responded to Mel Gibson and The Passion in his 2008 memoir Crossbearer.
Thus, the divine crossbearer helps the human crossbearers--and the first and final cross, bringing us back to where we started, is death.
At many parishes, when babies are to be baptized during the Sunday liturgy, the parents, child, and godparents are part of the entrance procession, joining the presider, servers, crossbearer, and so forth.
She was a crossbearer and adherent to the Grail Message, In the Light of Truth.
Members of a Huddersfield school of Irish dancing had raised PS150 for the Crossbearers, an organisation |which helps young children in difficulty.
He calls the volunteers in the struggle against the communists in World War II the crossbearers.