Skip to comments.Catholic Word of the Day: NOVITIATE, 10-03-14
Posted on 10/03/2014 7:46:33 AM PDT by Salvation
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The period of formal probation of a person in a religious community or secular institute. It follows the postulancy and precedes the first profession of vows. Also refers to the residence for novices. Sometimes called noviceship.
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