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Definition of Conventual

Conventual
Prior Pri"or, n. [OE. priour, OF. priour, prior, priur, F. prieur, from L. prior former, superior. See Prior, a.] (Eccl.) The superior of a priory, and next below an abbot in dignity. Conventical, or Conventual, prior, a prior who is at the head of his own house. See the Note under Priory. Claustral prior, an official next in rank to the abbot in a monastery; prior of the cloisters.
Conventual
Conventual Con*ven"tu*al (?; 135), a. [LL. conventualis: cf. F. conventuel.] Of or pertaining to a convent; monastic. ``A conventual garb.' --Macaulay. Conventual church, a church attached or belonging to a convent or monastery. --Wordsworth.
Conventual
Conventual Con*ven"tu*al, n. One who lives in a convent; a monk or nun; a recluse. --Addison.

Meaning of Conventual from wikipedia

- The Order of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv), commonly known as the Conventual Franciscans, or Minorites, is a Catholic branch of the Franciscans who...
- miraculous properties are ascribed, the site of Marian apparitions, etc. A conventual church (or monastery church, minster, katholikon) is the main church building...
- Conventual, remain distinct religious institutes within the Catholic Church, observing the Rule of Saint Francis with different emphases. Conventual Franciscans...
- smaller, lesser houses of Benedictines of Cluny. There were likewise many conventual priories in Germany and Italy during the Middle Ages, and in England all...
- the military orders have three kinds of priors: the claustral prior the conventual prior the obedientiary prior The Claustral prior (Latin prior claustralis)...
- As currently used, the terms Chapter M**** (for chapters of canons) and Conventual M**** (for most other houses of religious) refer to the M**** celebrated...
- "Friars Minor Capuchin" (OFM Cap). The Conventual Franciscans or Minorites, official name: "Friars Minor Conventual" (OFM Conv). The 2013 Annuario Pontificio...
- having been commissioned by Grand Master Jean de la C****ière as the Conventual Church of Saint John (Maltese: Knisja Konventwali ta' San Ġwann). The...
- with their local parish.[citation needed] There is a small number of conventual or claustral oblates, who reside in a monastic community. If the person...
- venerated as Saint Maximilian Kolbe, was a Polish Catholic priest and Conventual Franciscan friar who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the...
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