Origin of confraternity
OTHER WORDS FROM confraternitycon·fra·ter·nal, adjective
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How to use confraternity in a sentence
They, together with one brother, who is their chief, have charge of the government of the said confraternity.
In the year five hundred and ninety-three, the Confraternity of La Misericordia was started in this city.
If a member died at a distance from Rome three of the confraternity were sent to fetch the body.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
A chantry of the Confraternity of St. George, built on the north side of the new church, took the place of a north aisle.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
His stay in Limerick was particularly successful, and he founded a religious confraternity of laymen which numbered 5000 members.