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oblate

1
having an equatorial diameter of greater length than the polar diameter

oblate

2
a person dedicated to a monastic or religious life
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The Institute for the Study of Contemporary Spirituality (ISCS) was founded in 2013 by the Oblate School of Theology to serve as an international center of study to connect the contemporary quest for spirituality with the deep wells of Christian tradition.
Becoming an oblate is a self-offering to a life of prayer and service, she explained, adding that it means she walks in a partnership with the sisters.
Sheffield's strong line-up won out in the end but Oblate were worthy finalists.
In the half decade prior to the signing of Treaty 7 in 1877, the Oblate documents contain no further mention of L'Heureux perhaps because, in the presence of Oblates, his outward behaviour gave no reason for concern.
We conclude with an example showing the behaviour of maximal shape parameter in the population of simulated oblate spheroids.
And while specific information about the Oblate mission at Lac La Biche is provided, there is no general context about mission history in the west more generally into which this episode might be set and better understood.
His first Oblate assignment in 1962 was to the Oblate College in Washington, DC, where he was a professor until 1986 and served as superior during his last three years there.
It has been established [2] that the covariant metric tensor in the region exterior to a static homogeneous oblate spheroid in oblate spheroidal coordinates is given as
Oblate Provincial Father Willie Fitzpatrick, who leads the order's province of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, told the diocese in 2008 St Anne's would be handed back this year.
To celebrate the 72 years of Oblate ministry, a special mass of thanksgiving was held at St Anne's recently.
Of course, as I need hardly tell you, eggs are not oranges, and to be sure that eggs are being packed optimally, we would need to know that a comparable theorem exists for oblate ellipsoids.
Thanks to the information gleaned from that site, I learned quite a lot about Benedictine life in general, as well as Saint Vincent's oblate program.