Redemptorist
Redemptorist Re*demp"tor*ist (-t?r*?st), n. [F. r['e]demptoriste, fr. L. redemptor redeemer, from redinere. See {Redeem}.] (R.C.Ch.) One of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, founded in Naples in 1732 by St. Alphonsus Maria de Liquori. It was introduced onto the United States in 1832 at Detroit. The Fathers of the Congregation devote themselves to preaching to the neglected, esp. in missions and retreats, and are forbidden by their rule to engage in the instruction of youth. [1913 Webster]

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  • redemptorist — REDEMPTORÍST, Ă s.m. şi f. Membru al unei congregaţii religioase de misionari, fundată la Neapole în sec. XVIII de Alfonso de Liguori. [cf. fr. rédemptoriste, it. redentorista]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.08.2005. Sursa: DN  REDEMPTORÍST, Ă s. m …   Dicționar Român

  • redemptorist — redemptòrist (redemptorȉst) m DEFINICIJA pov. kat. pripadnik katoličkoga crkvenog reda (osnovanog 1732), osobito usmjerenog na misije i duhovne vježbe ETIMOLOGIJA lat. redemptor: otkupitelj, spasitelj …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Redemptorist — [ri demp′tər ist] n. [Fr rédemptoriste < LL(Ec) redemptor, redeemer < L, a contractor, one who releases a debtor by paying his creditor < redemptus: see REDEMPTION] a member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, a Roman Catholic …   English World dictionary

  • Redemptorist — Professkreuz der Redemptoristen Ein Redemptorist – von lat. redemptor, Erlöser (Ehrentitel für Jesus Christus) – ist ein Angehöriger der Ordensgemeinschaft der „Kongregation des Heiligsten Erlösers“ (lateinisch: Congregatio Sanctissimi… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Redemptorist — noun Etymology: French rédemptoriste, from Late Latin redemptor redeemer, from Latin, contractor, from redimere Date: 1835 a member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer founded by St. Alphonsus Liguori in Scala, Italy, in 1732 and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Redemptorist — /ri demp teuhr ist/, n. Rom. Cath. Ch. a member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, founded by St. Alphonsus Liguori in 1732. [1825 35; < F rédemptoriste < LL redemptor (L redem , var. s. of redimere to REDEEM + tor TOR; cf. EMPTOR) +… …   Universalium

  • Redemptorist — noun A member of the Roman Catholic missionary congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (i.e. Jesus Christ), founded in 1732 by Saint Alphonsus Maria of Liguori See Also: redeemable, redeemer, redemption, redemptioner, redemptor, redemptory …   Wiktionary

  • Redemptorist — Re|demp|to|rịst auch: Red|emp|to|rịst 〈m. 16〉 Angehöriger eines 1732 gegründeten kath. Ordens für Seelsorge u. Volksmission [nach lat. Congregatio Sanctissimi Redemptoris „Kongregation vom Allerheiligsten Erlöser“] * * * Re|demp|to|rịst, der;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Redemptorist — Red|emp|to|rịst auch: Re|demp|to|rịst 〈m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 Angehöriger eines 1732 gegründeten kath. Ordens für Seelsorge u. Volksmission [Etym.: <lat. Congregatio Sanctissimi Redemptoris »Kongregation vom Allerheiligsten Erlöser«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Redemptorist — Re|demp|to|rist der; en, en <zu kirchenlat. redemptor »Erlöser« u. ↑...ist> Mitglied der 1732 gegründeten, speziell in der Missionsarbeit tätigen kath. Kongregation vom allerheiligsten Erlöser; vgl. ↑Liguorianer …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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