Useful words

Here are some words we use on this website. Some of them are used only within the Anglican Church; some others are Maori or Pasifica words (Anglican Missions represents New Zealand, Aotearoa and Polynesia), which speakers of English may not be familiar with).

You might find these words useful as you navigate our website, or when you are doing your own research.

 

Advent

Archbishop

Archdeacon

Ash Wednesday

Baptism

Bible

Bishop

Canon

Catechism

Cathedral

Celebrant

Clergy

Confirmation

Congregation

Convention

Crosier

Diocese

Deacon

Dean

Deputy

D.D. / Doctor of Divinity

Daily Office

Easter

Episcopal

Executive Committee

Epiphany

Fast Days

Feast Days

Gospel

Holy Week

Installation

Laity

Lay Clergy

Lent

Minister

Ordination

Pakeha

Parish

Pentecost

Pihopatanga

Primate

Rector

Reverend

Rohe

Seminary

Synod

Tikanga

Vestry

Vicar

Visitation

Warden