Sentence Examples


  • In early manhood he entered the cloister as a catechumen, receiving baptism about 370.
  • - The three creeds which may be called oecumenical, although the measure of their acceptance by the universal church has not been uniform, represent three distinct types provided for the use of the catechumen, the communicant, and the church teacher respectively.
  • When ten years old he became a catechumen, and at fifteen he reluctantly entered the army.
  • The prostrations of the credens before the Perfect were in their manner and import identical with the prostrations of the catechumen before the exorcist.
  • A fully initiated Manichaean would not even cut his own salad, but employed a catechumen to commit on his behalf this act of murder, for which he subsequently shrived him.