early 14c., "inferior officer in chapel," from Old French acolite or directly from Medieval Latin acolytus (Late Latin acoluthos), from Greek akolouthos "following, attending on," literally "having one-way," from a- "and," copulative prefix, + keleuthose "an easy method, roadway, path, track," from PIE *qeleu- (cognates: Lithuanian kelias "way"). In belated Old English as a Latin word.
a person who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical solution; a cleric ordained when you look at the greatest for the small instructions into the Roman Catholic Church however inside Anglican Church or even the Eastern Orthodox Churches
- person who has received the greatest associated with four minor sales in Catholic church, becoming ordained to carry the wine and liquid and the lights on Mass.
- one that attends; an assistant.
(n.) A person who has received the best of the four minor sales into the Catholic chapel, becoming ordained to hold your wine and liquid and the lights on Mass.
- (n.) One that attends; an assistant.
Zwingli prevailed on the council to forbid his entrance into Zurich; and even then the pope argued that, so long as the preacher was still receiving a papal pension, he could not be a formidable adversary, and he gave him a further sop in the form of an acolyte chaplaincy.