Translation of priesthood in Spanish:


sacerdocio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpriːsthʊd//ˈpristˌhʊd/


  • 1

    sacerdocio masculine
    to enter the priesthood ser ordenado sacerdote
    • A diocesan spokesman, however, said neither man was on the track for the priesthood.
    • He attended a local church school and then went to train for the priesthood at the Orthodox Seminary in Tbilisi.
    • This year eight men will be ordained in Ireland to the priesthood of the Catholic Church.
    • Most of the sons of the Hindu priests are not entering the priesthood, as they no longer find it remunerative.
    • He prepared for the priesthood in the Anglican Church at St Stephen's House, gaining a First in Theology.
    • About half those in training for the priesthood are now women.
    • Fr Frank was ordained to the priesthood on June 20 1954.
    • He is the first prison inmate to become a candidate for ordination to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church.
    • Both of them were priests, although Paudie later left the priesthood, and took up a position as a teacher in Sligo.
    • Women were admitted to the priesthood in the Church of England in 1996.
    • The next generation of women, they said, would not face such barriers to the priesthood.
    • The position of the church is that ordination to the priesthood makes one a priest forever.
    • Many years ago I felt the first stirring of a vocation to the priesthood.
    • In a bid to attract men to the priesthood, the Catholic Church here is increasingly tapping into the Internet.
    • Over the last ten years I think they've been very well received in dioceses that have started to ordain women to the priesthood.
    • Eddie was a member of the De La Salle order before joining the Diocesan priesthood.
    • Canon Richard Phillips celebrated the golden jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood on the 14th June.
    • The decision to ordain me to the priesthood was made because they needed a priest for West Point.
    • The first woman rabbi predated the entry of women into the priesthood by seventeen years and after a similar struggle for recognition.
    • In the absence of church or priesthood, the execution of the project was left to the uncertainties of lay enthusiasts.
  • 2

    clero masculine
    • Now a senior at Marquette University in Milwaukee, I have been considering the priesthood for about two years.
    • For some time after its foundation, Manly was the only seminary in Australia preparing students for the secular priesthood.
    • Garrett's main argument for congregationalism is the priesthood of all believers.
    • These were followed by many more vocations to the religious life and to the priesthood.
    • Marriage is a commitment to another person; priesthood is a commitment to a role in the church.
    • Sir Stuart expected 240 men to join the priesthood, plus around 220 women.
    • I do not know whether or not we should have a married priesthood right now.
    • When the call to religious life and priesthood made itself known to me, I moved directly to a Roman Catholic seminary.
    • These three were the most junior of the priesthood, and generally got the duff jobs.
    • Our congregations as a gathered priesthood meet for the purpose of being equipped for mission in the world.
    • I myself was a field doctor in the war before entering the priesthood.
    • Quiet and gentle, she had a strong faith throughout her life and had a great loyalty to the church and the priesthood.
    • The Buddhist priesthood became an extension of the feudal government.
    • Catholics typically have a very high esteem for priests and the priesthood.
    • Esler, a practising Catholic, says: " People aren't entering the priesthood.
    • I doubt if the model of priesthood represented by Don Ignazio can survive these changes.
    • After making his vows with the community, he felt the deeper call to priesthood.
    • How could they have such an argument with someone who does not believe in religion or in priesthood?
    • Martin Luther's notion of the priesthood of all believers is particularly helpful here.
    • The average age for someone entering the priesthood now is well in the forties.