- a committee of cardinals or other ecclesiastics.
- a community of men or women, either with or without vows, observing a common rule.
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Example sentences from the Web for congregation
Adults baptized in the Holy Spirit have their faith reborn and strengthened by members of the congregation laying their hands on them.
As most don’t regularly gather like a church congregation, religiously unaffiliated Americans can be difficult to reach.More And More Americans Aren’t Religious. Why Are Democrats Ignoring These Voters?|Daniel Cox|September 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Suddenly he understood that his efforts to protect his congregation from covid-19 had contributed to a different sort of infection.
Many of them are too busy helping their congregations deal with the direct impact of the pandemic to spend much time countering conspiracy theories.
Art is all about congregation, and it can have supportive factors online.India’s cultural institutions are fighting to keep the arts alive during a pandemic|Manavi Kapur|July 22, 2020|Quartz
The congregation was warm, friendly, and welcoming—traits, he says, he later came to believe they used to coax members in.
One woman, BB, is a former pastor who was outed to her congregation before she could even tell her loved ones.
Members of the congregation will join in hymns during the performance.The First Americans to Observe the 4th Were Moravian Pacifists|Linda C. Brinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I asked a question once, from the top lay-member of our congregation in Greenhaven.
The New York Board of Rabbis would send in cases of macaroons for the congregation at every Passover.
The congregation is very small, consisting almost exclusively of women, who seem to do penance for both sexes in Cuba.Foot-prints of Travel|Maturin M. Ballou
The congregation was not proportioned to the size of the great edifice.Our Hundred Days in Europe|Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is not hard to make for oneself a colourful picture of a typical Sunday congregation in these dead and gone days.Greenwich Village|Anna Alice Chapin
Again, "Disturbing the Congregation" is an etching subject, elaborated.The Life Of George Cruikshank, Vol. II. (of II)|Blanchard Jerrold
One congregation dwells below on the shore by the sea, the other is in the castle above.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela|Benjamin of Tudela
British Dictionary definitions for congregation
- a society of persons who follow a common rule of life but who are bound only by simple vows
- Also called: dicastery an administrative subdivision of the papal curia
- an administrative committee of bishops for arranging the business of a general council