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Lazarist

[laz-er-ist]
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noun Roman Catholic Church.
  1. Vincentian(def 1).
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Origin of Lazarist

First recorded in 1740–50; named after the College of St. Lazare, Paris, a former Vincentian center
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Historical Examples

  • Permission was gained, and a mission of Lazarist brothers arrived.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Towards evening a beautiful procession was formed, and Benediction sung in the cathedral, which is served by the Lazarist fathers.

  • At Macao he spent some eighteen months in the Lazarist seminary, preparing himself for the regular work of a missionary.

  • Five Lazarist priests and two lay professors take charge of the house and classes.