celebrant celebrant  /ˈsɛ ləb rənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is celebrating
  2. (n) an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Davies, then, was just the fellow for the local burghers to summon as a celebrant-critic for the 800th anniversary of the founding of the borough of Liverpool in 1207.
  2. The principal celebrant, a graying, robust man whose lean, lined face seemed at home in the crowd of Polish worshipers, was John Cardinal Krol, Archbishop of Philadelphia.
  3. As two newly reissued volumes show, Camus was not a mourner of the human condition but its celebrant.

News

  1. Ginger R. Fiala, 75

    A Mass of Christian Burial for Ginger R. Fiala of Jackson took place June 13 at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Jackson with Father Brian Sutton as celebrant and Father Charles J. Quinn as concelebrant. Ginger Fiala passed away on June 9 at the Jackson Sanford Hospital.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jackson County Pilot

  2. Dorothy A. Feeney

    Funeral Liturgy for Dorothy A. Feeney will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Paul’s Newman Center with the Rev. Fr. Rob Spaulding, celebrant. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Laramie Boomerang

Quotes

  • "The bride, groom and guests all danced in the nude : Vince Sorrenti, the marriage celebrant, in the guise of Dr Love with a red ribbon around his penis, stood at one end of the swimming pool while the pregnant bride and her attendants swam under a...
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Paul Barry Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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