- a member of the “Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle,” a community of priests founded in New York in 1858.
Origin of Paulist
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That's one of the Paulist Fathers, who's goin' to make the speech and bless the flag.Torchy and Vee
I asked a noble Paulist father whom I met once on a railroad train.That Last Waif
There was no time to visit the schools, to whose improvement the Paulist Government attaches high importance.South America To-day
The opening up of the interior led, about the year 1750, to the conquest of the Paulist Republic.The Story of the Nations: Portugal
H. Morse Stephens
That city has, also, a conciliar seminary in charge of the Paulist fathers, and two hospitals subordinate to the miter.