celebrant definition

  • noun:
    • someone who participates in a religious service or rite.
    • an individual who officiates at a religious or municipal service or rite, particularly a wedding.
    • In some Christian churches, the cleric officiating on event associated with the Eucharist.
    • A participant in a celebration.
    • somebody who officiates at a religious ceremony, especially a wedding and/or Eucharist.
    • an individual who conducts formal ceremonies locally, particularly weddings, baby namings, renewals of wedding vows and funerals.
    • an individual who is celebrating one thing.
    • one that works a public spiritual rite; -- applied specially to an officiating priest in Roman Catholic Church, as distinguished from his assistants.
    • person who celebrates; specifically, in the Roman and Anglican churches, the main officiating priest in providing mass or celebrating the eucharist, as distinguished from their assistants.
    • a person who is celebrating
    • an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist

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