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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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CONVENTUAL

In general, pertaining to community life, as distinct from living alone. The term is applied to all the communal aspects of monastic or religious life, as conventual Mass or conventual rules.

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