Definition of Apostolate

1. n. The dignity, office, or mission, of an apostle; apostleship.



Definition of Apostolate

1. Noun. The office, or responsibilities of an apostle. ¹

2. Noun. A group of people that exists for the spreading of religious doctrine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apostolate

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apostolate

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Literary usage of Apostolate

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1. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1849)
"... of apostolate. Now what is this ordinary office ? Most certainly since the extraordinary, as is evident, was only a help for the founding and beginning, ..."

2. The Work of the Holy Spirit by Abraham Kuyper, Henri De Vries (1900)
"The apostolate. "That ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our ... THE apostolate bears the character of an extraordinary manifestation, ..."

3. The Life of Father de Smet, S.J. (1801-1873) by E. Laveille (1915)
"... apostolate—The Emigrants—His Former Traveling Companions—St. Anne's Church—The Direction of Souls—Protestant Conversions—The Conversion of Randolph ..."

4. An Essay on Church Polity: Comprehending an Outline of the Controversy on by Abel Stevens (1848)
"THE apostolate TEMPORARY. The apostolic office temporary—What was it 1—Opinion of Neander—of Dr. Woods—of Barrow—of Dr. Campbell—Episcopacy. ..."

5. Cavour and the Making of Modern Italy, 1810-1861 by Pietro ORSI (1914)
"CHAPTER IV THE apostolate OF MAZZINI, ... He chose exile and went to Marseilles, where he forthwith began that political apostolate which he pursued, ..."

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