• Latin: ordo, array, row
  • Article

    • a class or group of persons of the same condition, occupation, profession
    • a state, such as the natural or supernatural
    • a body of men or women abiding by common religious, moral, or social regulations
    • a form of service, such as the order, or ordinary, of the Mass
    • a grade or rank in the ministry, one of the holy orders
    • one of the nine choirs of angels
    • a fraternity or society of knights
    • the badges or decorations of the various knighthoods

    MLA Citation

    • “order”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2010. Web. 1 July 2015. <http://catholicsaints.info/order/>