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novitiate

, noviciate
1. the state of being a novice, esp in a religious order, or the period for which this lasts
2. the part of a religious house where the novices live
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Forty years later, when I heard Andrew Walls say, "Amissionary is someone who lives on terms set by others for the sake of Christ and the Gospel," I realized that my summer in Las Animas before I entered the novitiate had put exactly the right question front and center.
A history of the Christian Brothers' quest for an English-speaking novitiate provides a useful window for illuminating cultural and linguistic tensions in Ontario and in Canadian Catholicism.
If we consider Rynosuke Akutagawa's The Nose as an inspired account of our author's life, we will accept that the prayer which Shiki Nagaoka practiced for several hours straight satisfied the expectations of a certain group of persecuted faithful, aware of the existence of a special novitiate.
A few weeks after that fateful decision, the Bishop of Montreal, Ignace Bourget, visited College Notre-Dame, which was also the location of the novitiate community.
One of the most moving moments in the first programme of Alan Whicker's series - a novitiate, Sister Margaret Mary (above left), is visited by her parents, Mr and Mrs Bernard Sutton, of Coventry, and a rare moment of fun for the nuns.
Born in Ireland, he emigrated with his parents to Canada when he was only 3 years old, and as a young man entered the Montreal Novitiate.
So, please, Lord Alton, give Liverpool's most famous former Para, novitiate, teacher and punster his second house for those 250 seatless lost souls and others reading this who would benefit from some Moloney magic.
If it wasn't Allen who was tormenting the Villa defence it was the bustling Kevan or the vastly-improved Horobin who, now he has passed his novitiate stage, will be a splendid asset to Albion's front line," said the Mail.
A journey of pain and self discovery is embarked upon by Goldmund when he abandons his monastic novitiate, until finally Narcissus and Goldmund reconcile their differences in middle age.
The former nun novitiate Yvonne Fern's Gene Roddenberry : The Last Conversation establishes the self-described "Great Bird of the Galaxy" as an original though not always profound thinker (and a strong opponent of religion, a trait that comes across in a striking number of Trek episodes).
This asylum was opened so that the Good Shepherds could establish their own provincial house, and thus a novitiate, in Ireland.
David Jansen calls for new monastic communities to provide intentional spiritual formation, similar to the traditional novitiate.