priest\prest\n: one authorized to perform the sacred rites of a religion esp. as a mediatory agent between man and God; specif: an Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, or Roman Catholic clergyman ranking below a bishop and above a deacon.
As carefully worded as this definition is, it only begins to hint at the full calling and identity of a priest. In fact, we might just skim...
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