Meaning of Claretian


Pronunciation: (kla-rē'shun, klu-), [key]
— Rom. Cath. Ch. Rom. Cath. Ch.
  1. a member of the “Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,” founded in Spain in 1849, and devoted chiefly to missionary work.
  1. of or pertaining to the Claretians.
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