Example sentences for: parishioners

How can you use “parishioners” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Not only was the Mass in English, celebrated by a priest facing the congregation, but at Communion time, the sacrament was distributed in both "species" (wine as well as bread) by ministers of both sexes--though some older parishioners, after receiving the consecrated wafer from priestly hands, avoided the female eucharistic minister (a laywoman) offering the chalice.

  • And who's to say he's a villain if he doesn't violate the trust that his parishioners have placed in him?

  • Floyd hasn't killed anybody yet, but as the LAT informs, a man walked into a church in Fort Worth, Texas and blew away seven parishioners before capping himself.

  • The white parishioners fled, and blacks retreated to the borderline separatist rhetoric of empowerment and self-reliance.

  • In the courtyard outside I bumped into several parishioners, all politely curious about where I was from and what I thought of China.

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