Sulpician

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sulpician (R. C. Ch) One of an order of priests established in France in 1642 to educate men for the ministry. The order was introduced soon afterwards into Canada, and in 1791 into the United States.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Sulpician One of a Roman Catholic order of priests established at Paris by the Abbé Olier, about 1645, for the purpose of training young men for the clerical office.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
So called after the parish of St. Sulpice, in Paris, of which the founder, Jean Jacques Olier, was pastor in 1643

Usage

In literature:

This offer was accepted and, on July 10, 1791, four Sulpician priests arrived in Baltimore.
"The History Of University Education In Maryland" by Bernard Christian Steiner
Sulpician house, i 15.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
Mance, the foundress of the Montreal hospital, Sister Bourgeoys, and two Sulpicians, MM.
"The Makers of Canada: Bishop Laval" by A. Leblond de Brumath
He was educated at Avignon, first in the Jesuit college and afterwards at the Sulpician seminary of St Charles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The Sulpician priests had from the first been ardent friends of the Montrealers.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
In 1644 the island of Montreal was made over to the Sulpicians of Paris, and was destined for the support of that religious order.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
Father MacDonald's education was finished in the College of Three Rivers, Canada, under the Sulpician Fathers.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886" by Various
On his arrival in 1672 Frontenac found the Jesuits, the Sulpicians, and the Recollets all actively engaged in converting the heathen.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
She could not do better than to seek him among the Sulpicians and Lazarists.
"Priests, Women, and Families" by J. Michelet
Entered the Sulpician order in 1843, and came to Canada two years later.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
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