enclosed order


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enclosed order

n
(Christian Churches, other) a Christian religious order that does not permit its members to go into the outside world
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enclosed order

n (Rel) → geschlossener Orden
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As an enclosed order, access to the outside world was limited, those within concentrating instead on a life of prayer and contemplation.
Then as now, the media were accused of sensationalism and drawing attention to an enclosed order of nuns who shunned publicity.
It had stayed within the enclosed order of the nuns until the convent closed in January.
In the meantime we're planning our Christmas with all the enthusiasm of two individuals entering an enclosed order.
Around 25 Cistercian monks live in an enclosed order at Lrins Abbey on the island where they produce a range of highly regarded divine wines, and offer retreats.
To be sure, some orders saw education as their vocation; the Ursulines, founded as an educational congregation, continued to teach even after they became an enclosed order. But for others, accepting students was the only way to make ends meet.
The Convent follows a driven career woman, a recovering alcoholic, a free-living atheist and a mother of three as they spend 40 days with the Poor Clares, an enclosed order of nuns.
These are related in the two memoirs she wrote during her years with the enclosed order. It is, however, for the revelations at Fatima that she is best remembered.
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I've seen them in ditches too, just above the brown line of bogwater, raising their strangers' heads to the light and in silence shining like scrubbed nuns of an enclosed order who hardly whisper discretions in a foreign tongue to one another.