CATECHUMEN

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CATECHUMEN - In the early Church a person undergoing training and instruction preparatory to Christian Baptism. They were assigned a place in the church and remained there during the first part of the Liturgy, then they were solemnly dismissed when the priest exclaimed: "Depart all ye catechumens..."


Orthodox Church of the Mother of God. Mays Landing, NJ 08330

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