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n. pl. or·di·nes (-də-nēz′) or or·dos Roman Catholic Church
An annual calendar containing instructions for the Mass and office to be celebrated on each day of the year.

[Medieval Latin ōrdō, from Latin, order; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christian Church an order of procedures
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(ˈɔr doʊ)

n., pl. or•di•nes (ˈɔr dnˌiz)
a booklet of directions for the Roman Catholic order of service and Mass for each day in the year.
[1840–50; < Medieval Latin ōrdō, Latin: series, row, order]
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25-27 this year in Bishkek and to the Tengri Music Festival international festival of classical and jazz music , to be held this weekend in the Ruh Ordo cultural center.
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I see no reason why there are so many bishops clinging to the Novus Ordo when Our Lady of Fatima warned of an evil and even some authors who are converted are speaking up for the Tridentine Mass.
Margot Fassler, winner of the ACE/Mercer's Book Award, will give a lecture on 14 May at King's College London on 'Hildegard and the Virtues: The Visual and the Musical in the Ordo Virtutum'.
Kingdom of Cilicia, Great Commander of the Great Command of Armenia of the Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymitani
(8) As is well known, Lathrop has suggested that what is essential, and therefore, central and "normative," for Christian worship is what he calls a liturgical "ordo" or overall "pattern" for the scheduled ritual of Christian worship, which is both ecumenical and transcultural.
Ordo licentiatorum 1373-1694, which Philippe Bouvot, beadle of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Paris, compiled during the 17th century.

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