Fathers of the Oratory

(R. C. Ch.) a society of priests founded by St. Philip Neri, living in community, and not bound by a special vow. The members are called also oratorians.

See also: Oratory

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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