St. Basil


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Noun1.St. Basil - (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th centurySt. Basil - (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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James and St. Basil Friday Club raised the splendid sum of pounds 170 for overseas projects at their last tea dance.
Baldwin's preposterous remark that St. Basil's passage in Hexaemeron prefigures Darwinism (Nov.
They were founded in France in 1821 by a group of diocesan priests who met in the Church of St. Basil and decided to take him as their patron in their work of education, They, too, have been prominent in Canada.
In addition, the Congregation of St. Basil disbursed another $350,000 to Basilian-sponsored institutions that are working to answer the mandates of Gospel justice and compasion.
(This is not to be confused with the Eastern Rite Order of St. Basil the Great, who were, as one might conclude, founded by St.