[ ree-awr-dn-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˌri ɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən /
a second ordination.
Roman Catholic Church. the ordination of a priest whose first orders have been held invalid.
Ecclesiastical. the second ordination of a priest whose first orders were received from another church.
the sacrament elevating a deacon, priest, or bishop to a higher grade or order.
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