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1. Priest He is called Presbyter meaning that he intercedes, for he prays on behalf of God's people. The priest has a pastoral role towards God's people, he cares for them and serves them as his own c… 0.3 KB
2. Priesthood The Lord Jesus Christ is our High Priest. God raises priests in His Church. The orders of priesthood are: 1- Bishopric: The Patriarch, the Metropolitan and the Bishop. 2- Presbytery: Priest… 0.3 KB
3. Priestly Vestments The distinctive dress worn by the clergy when performing the liturgy. 1- Amice (Taylasan): It was originally a hood covering the head and neck. It symbolizes the helmet of salvation resembling th… 0.9 KB
4. Processional 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 … 0.4 KB
5. Prospharine (altar's Veil) The Greek word prosharine means to offer the oblation. A cover put over the holy elements, on the altar. To be put after the Prayer of Thanksgiving, and removed after Reconciliation (Spasmos… 0.4 KB
6. Protopriest Also called Hegumenos meaning a disposer, for he disposes church affairs together with his brethren, the priests.
 
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