oblate

Derivation

  • Latin: oblutus, offered

Article

A person who unites with some religious order in order to do certain actions in accordance with its rules and thus share in its merits and spiritual benefits, though remaining a layman and living outside of the monastery or convent.

MLA Citation

  • “oblate“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 November 2019. Web. 27 November 2020. <>