Now time lay between: the oils of ordination would never anoint his body.
He would know the sins, the sinful longings and sinful thoughts and sinful acts, of others, hearing them murmured into his ears in the confessional under the shame of a darkened chapel by the lips of women and of girls; but rendered immune mysteriously at his ordination by the imposition of hands, his soul would pass again uncontaminated to the white peace of the altar.
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Her extended family attended the ordination.
They say the Bible does not discuss ordination of women and that it is only out-dated custom that prevents it.