Noun(1) a brotherhood, especially with a charitable or religious purpose.
(1) But it is the responsibility of the brothers of the confraternity , who have brought the condemned man to this place of vigil, to attend to him with compassion and prepare him for the events of the next hours.(2) From the middle of the fifteenth century, it was governed by a lay confraternity and was completely independent of episcopal control.(3) A more apt context in which to situate the 1960s projects is the realm of similarly category-resistant works by a far-flung confraternity of independent artists.(4) Has there ever, in cinema studies, been such a strange confraternity ?(5) Very possibly a long period of ill health prevented the sculptor from putting the finishing touches on the statue in situ, and the confraternity consequently decided to withhold the final payment until these details were completed.(6) The question remains as to why the duke supported a project that documented his political affairs within a religious painting commissioned by a confraternity .(7) Clubs exist for bands, plant lovers, and religious confraternities .(8) A host of new religious orders and lay confraternities were founded to preach, teach, tend the sick, and care for the poor.(9) Alive, they lit fewer votive candles, and showed less interest in religious confraternities or the austerities of the monastic life.(10) Furthermore, clergy gave no encouragement to lay organisations such as religious confraternities or voluntary societies.(11) The comforting confraternities added to such standard ceremonies a number of special procedures for the condemned.(12) At the local level, people belong to a range of confraternities that are under the auspices of their parish church.(13) There is a considerable emphasis in this book on the experiences in the university, in the academies and confraternities (appropriately, given the time and place), and in the arts.(14) New confraternities and devotional groups grew up almost everywhere.(15) Discussion ranges from monastic confraternities to miracle stories and the pious legends of saints.(16) They had no access to the craft organizations, lay confraternities , and mutual aid societies of the artisan communities, and although trade unions of any sort were illegal they quickly began to organize collectively.
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