• Latin: ordo, array, row

  • 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. 26 September 2020. <http://catholicsaints.info/order/>