Synonyms and related words:
Sacred College, apostleship, call, care of souls, clergy, clerical order, clericals, holy orders, ministry, pastorage, pastoral care, pastorate, prelacy, presbytery, priestery, priesthood, priestship, sacred calling, the church, the cloth, the desk, the ministry, the pulpit, vocation

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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