Brethren, you are now members of the holy orders of God's priesthood.
His black cassock and scarf showed him to be in holy orders.
I have confessed to the Reverend Mr. Carew as I would confess to a priest in holy orders.
Hamilton was merely titular Abbot of Ferne, and was not in holy orders.
They do not say that a young man is studying for the ministry, but that he is reading for holy orders.
His response caused the candidate for holy orders to open his eyes to the widest.
August 31, 1820, a law organizing the national army exempted from service only such clerics as were actually in holy orders.
There can hardly be two persons of that name, both in holy orders.
You, sir, are a plain priest in holy orders, and it's conceivable that on some point of use or doctrine you may be in error.
We are not like an unfortunate clerk in "holy orders," who can be silenced by law.