Third Order

noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
a branch of a religious order whose members are lay people following the avocations of a secular life.
2.
a member of a Third Order who follows its rule in the community under ordinary simple vows.
British Dictionary definitions for Third Order
Third Order
 
n
RC Church a religious society of laymen affiliated to one of the religious orders and following a mitigated form of religious rule

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