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Hence the revival of the female diaconate in its multiplication of sisterhoods.Sermons|J. B. Lightfoot
It might well be made a text-book for candidates for the diaconate, or at least in theological colleges.Thoughts on Religion|George John Romanes
He had been deposed from the diaconate and from the priesthood for his immoral and lewd life.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
The bishop had admitted him to the diaconate in Sydney, and now at Paihia ordained him to the priesthood.A History of the English Church in New Zealand|Henry Thomas Purchas
It was then but very seldom that a man chosen to the diaconate abandoned it for a higher function.