The fees, varying in different countries, which it is customary among the laity to pay to a priest at the time of his discharging any sacred function for their benefit e.g. in marriages, christenings, and funerals.

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “stole-fees”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 November 2019. Web. 3 March 2021. <>