/ ækəlaɪt /
Množina reči acolyte je acolytes.
ETYM Late Lat. acolythus, acoluthus, Greek akolouthos attendant: cf. French acolyte.
One who assists a minister in a liturgical service.
Someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches
/ diːkən /
Množina reči deacon je deacons.
Protestant deacon · Catholic deacon
ETYM Old Eng. diakne, deakne, deken, AS. diacon, deacon, Latin diaconus, from Greek diakonos a servant or minister, a minister of the church; of uncertain origin.
1. A Protestant layman who assists the minister; SYN. Protestant deacon.
2. A cleric ranking just below a priest in Roman Catholic churches; SYN. Catholic deacon.