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The faithful who belong to a particular parish, as indicated by their enrollment in the parish registry, regular participation in the parish activities, especially the eucharistic liturgy, and, as far as resources permit, their support of the parish facilities.
All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.