- In feasts, Clergymen oftenly practice processions, preceded by a crucifier with a processional cross. Bishops and priests carry censers while the deacons carry candles.Processions take place in the Sanctuary and in the nave of the church as a symbol of the communion of the heavenly creatures together with the believers.
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Processional — Pro*ces sion*al, n. [F. processionnal, LL. processionale.] [1913 Webster] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A service book relating to ecclesiastical processions. J. Gregory. [1913 Webster] 2. A hymn, or other selection, sung during a church procession; as, the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Processional — Pro*ces sion*al, a. Of or pertaining to a procession; consisting in a procession. [1913 Webster] The processional services became more frequent. Milman. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
processional — (n.) book of hymns for use in processions, mid 15c.; see PROCESSION (Cf. procession) + AL (Cf. al) (2) … Etymology dictionary
processional — adj. 2 g. Relativo a procissão … Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa
processional — [prō sesh′ə nəl, prəsesh′ə nəl] adj. [MFr < ML processionalis] of, or used in connection with, a procession n. [ME < ML processionale] 1. a book setting forth the ritual to be observed in church processions 2. a hymn sung at the beginning… … English World dictionary
processional — [[t]prəse̱ʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Processional means used for or taking part in a ceremonial procession. The processional route along the town s main streets was festooned with flowers … English dictionary
processional — processionally, adv. /preuh sesh euh nl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a procession. 2. of the nature of a procession; moving in an orderly or regular succession, sequence, or the like. 3. of a style, design, etc., customarily… … Universalium
processional — pro|ces|sion|al [ prə seʃənl ] adjective relating to or used in a procession: a processional route … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
processional — adjective (only before noun) connected with or used during a procession: Flags lined the processional route … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
processional — UK [prəˈseʃ(ə)nəl] / US [prəˈseʃən(ə)l] adjective relating to or used in a procession a processional route … English dictionary