1910 New Catholic Dictionary
A title given to the superiors of some religious orders or of a district of the same, such as the minister general and minister provincial of the Franciscans, of the Trinitarians; the second in authority in Jesuit communities; one authorized to administer the sacraments, e.g., the minister of baptism.
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Entry for 'Minister'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/m/minister.html. 1910.