- fellowship; companionship
- an association or brotherhood
- R.C.Ch. a lay society for devotional or charitable activity
Origin of sodalityClassical Latin sodalitas ; from sodalis, companion ; from Indo-European base an unverified form swedh- from source ethical
- A society or an association, especially a devotional or charitable society for the laity in the Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of sodalityFrench sodalité, from Old French, from Latin sodalitas, fellowship, from sodalis, companion; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.