Sentence Examples


  • St Francis was a deacon but not a priest.
  • In 1817, and was ordained deacon and priest.
  • They were met by a deacon with a censer and by a servant who passed out on tiptoe without heeding them.
  • "Why, that must be the Anferovs," said an old deacon, addressing a pockmarked peasant woman.
  • To name him cardinal-deacon of Sta Maria in Dominica in March 1489, although he was not allowed to wear the insignia or share in the deliberations of the college until three years later.