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ob layt

  • n  a lay person dedicated to religious work or the religious life
  • a  having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles

  • She remained firmly Presbyterian even as she took on her Catholic oblate duties, a juxtaposition she likens to "interplanetary travel.
  • In May 1953 Diem entered a Benedictine monastery in Belgium, where he was considered an oblate, or lay member.
  • Rotating majestically, the oblate-spheroid world in miniature dominates the lobbies of the Cowles family's Des Moines Register and Tribune, and its Minneapolis Tribune and Star .
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  • Religion Calendar: Week of Oct. 20, 2013
    Catholic Daughters No. 1787 fair with Día de los Muertos altar contest. 210-467-2835. Choral festival: 4 p.m., St. David's Episcopal Church, 1300 Wilshire Blvd. mawinden@att.net. Halloween fest: 4-10 p.m., St. Gregory the Great School, 700 Dewhurst. Family-friendly festival with haunted house, games, food and more. 210-342-0281. Annual benefit: 6:30 p.m., Oblate School of Theology, 285 Oblate ...
    Oct. 25, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News

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