Encyclopedia > Subdeacon

  Article Content

Subdeacon

A subdeacon is one who holds a subdiaconate, a religious degree, order or office in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Subdeacons may wear religious clothing (black clothing). This order is higher than the Anagnostis[?] (reader) and lower than the deacon. It is considered a tonsured office rather than an ordained office, but is still often considered one of the steps towards the priesthood.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Digital Rights Management

... abbreviated DRM, is an umbrella term for any of several arrangements by which the usage of copyrighted data by someone who has purchased a copy of it may be restricted by ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 24.9 ms