Translation of verger in Spanish:


sacristán, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvəːdʒə//ˈvərdʒər/


  • 1

    (church attendant)
    sacristán masculine
    • A city centre church verger has the power to summon scores of police and dozens of security guards at the touch of a button.
    • A verger accidentally locked up without realising that Mr Poole, a former chief general manager with the Norwich Building Society, was still inside.
    • He went to see the vicar at St Michaels, who just listened and smiled as he poured tea, then offered him a part-time job as a verger.
    • Mr Angus had joined the Minster staff in October 1980 as part of a team of vergers who help with the day-to-day running of the cathedral.
    • For example, the doorkeeper did most of the jobs we would now associate with the modern verger.
    • Colleagues and friends of the verger, who had worked at the Minster for 25 years, have been quietly reflecting on his life.
  • 2British

    (in procession)
    macero masculine
    macera feminine
    • I was the last verger of the Garrison Church and took part in the final service.
    • Only the old verger allows himself no rest, and still rings the service in and out.
    • Church officials gave more details yesterday about a popular verger who plunged more than 100 ft to his death from York Minster on Sunday.
    • He has resigned with immediate effect but will continue with some of his tasks until a new verger is found.