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Definition of Ministerial


  1. Of or pertaining to ministry or service; serving; attendant.
  2. Of or pertaining to the office of a minister or to the ministry as a body, whether civil or sacerdotal.
  3. Tending to advance or promote; contributive.

Ministerial Quotations

I applied for funding to embark on an overseas field trip in Iceland, and spent six weeks there happily holed up in the national archives, museums and libraries, sifting through ministerial and parish records, censuses, maps, microfilm, logs, and local histories.
Hannah Kent

One cannot escape the harsh fact that as a ministerial profession, the priesthood has very serious problems. They are not new. They did not develop yesterday or last year.
Andrew Greeley

I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in Harold's ministerial room.
Barbara Castle

Two studies from the year 2000, however, indicate that Catholics give lower ratings to their clergy's ministerial activities across the board than do Protestants.
Andrew Greeley

All Church power is, therefore, properly ministerial and administrative. Everything is to be done in the name of Christ, and in accordance with his directions.
Charles Hodge
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Ministerial Translations

ministerial in Dutch is ministerieel
ministerial in German is amtlich
ministerial in Spanish is ministerial
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