from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The theological course of a student or novice preparing for the priesthood of the Roman Catholic Church.


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  • A few of their books should be mandatory textbooks in any catholic theologate.

    Quote of the day | RELIGION Blog | 2009

  • His scientific labours were abruptly brought to an end by the Revolution of 1848; he succeeded, however, in making his escape from Rome and having come to America he taught dogmatic theology during the scholastic year 1849-50 at the Jesuit theologate then connected with Georgetown College, Washington, D. C.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss 1840-1916 1913

  • Innsbruck is the theologate of the Austrian and Hungarian provinces of the Society of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent 1840-1916 1913

  • After five years thus spent in special work he was recalled to Maria-Laach, the theologate of the Society, to review his varied acquirements in the light of dogmatic theology and to prepare his theses for the final examination and the degree of Doctor in the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery 1840-1916 1913

  • For all his physical, moral and intellectual strength, it was Cisco's gracious and gentle humility that left the deepest impression on me over the four decades I knew him - from his first trip to Australia after the last ground-breaking Synod of Bishops in 1971 when he stayed with the Community at the theologate in Melbourne.

    CathNews India 2010

  • I know that at the theologate I attended at the time of the visitation, every guy on the ordination track (as well as students and faculty who already were ordained as priests) were interviewed by the panel who visited us, which included a lay woman.

    National Catholic Reporter 2009

  • While St. Francis Seminary no longer serves as an academic seminary, the Jesuit School of Theology is a theologate in good standing.

    National Catholic Reporter 2009

  • The Catholic population in Africa increased 16.7 percent, with a 19.4 percent increase in priests and a 9.4 percent increase in graduate - or theologate-level seminarians.

    Latest Articles 2009


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