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1910 New Catholic Dictionary


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(Greek: akolouthos, attendant, follower)

An attendant, for subordinate duties, on the ministers officiating at a sacred rite, e.g., altar-boys; especially member of the highest of minor orders in the Latin Church. The chief duties of this office are: to light the candles on the altar and to carry them in procession and during the solemn singing of the Gospel; to prepare wine and water for the Sacrifice of the Mass; to assist the ministers at Mass and other public services of the Church.

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Entry for 'Acolyte'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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