- the dignity and office of the pope as head of the Apostolic See.
- the mission of bishops in their dioceses.
- an organization of the laity devoted to the mission of the Church.
Examples from the Web for apostolate
Mr. Archer has been followed, and perhaps outrun, in his apostolate by other writers full of ardour and talent.The English Stage|Augustin Filon
It was about this period that he was favoured with the remarkable vision or dream relating to his Irish apostolate.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
He continued his apostolate and, on a second trial, he was condemned to perpetual prison and sanbenito.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3|Henry Charles Lea
With these arrangements they tried to make a beginning in their apostolate.
It was left to me to carry on the Apostolate, and I can't take it on any other ground.Strange Stories|Grant Allen