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"Acolytes" is a 2008 Australian horror thriller film about three teenagers and their sudden involvement with murder and violence over the course of a dangerous week. It won awards at film festivals in Austin and Melbourne, including a tie for the Best Film of 2008 award at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival. The film holds a 75% fresh rating with Rotten Tomatoes.

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  1. The Acolytes is a team of comic book mutant supervillains in the Marvel Comics universe. The Acolytes followed the principles of the mutant Magneto, particularly the mutant right of superiority over normal humans. Some members of the Acolytes even worshipped him with a religious fervor and regarded him as the “mutant messiah.” The Acolytes first appeared in X-Men vol. 2 #1 and were created by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee.
  2. Acolytes a.k.a. The Acolytes Protection Agency was a professional wrestling tag team that consisted of Bradshaw and Faarooq. They wrestled for the American promotion World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment between October 1998 and March 2004.

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Google previewGeneral Register (1950)

The Acolytes is a society to which students who have distinguished themselves in philosophy may be elected on recommendation of the faculty. ELEMENTARY COURSES General Statement. No student may elect both ...

Google previewCatalogue of the University of Michigan (1920)

by University of Michigan

The Acolytes is a society to which students, who have distinguished themselves in philosophy, may be elected, on recommendation of the faculty. Psychoi.oo-ical Laboratory. — The Psychological Laboratory occupies forty rooms of various ...

Google previewCalendar of the University of Michigan for ... (1911)

by University of Michigan

The Acolytes is a Society to which students, who have distinguished themselves in Philosophy, may be elected on recommendation of the faculty. Psychological Laboratory.— The Psychological Laboratory occupies fifteen rooms of various ...

Google previewCollege of Literature, Science, and the Arts (1917)

by University of Michigan. College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

The Acolytes is a society to which students, who have distinguished themselves in philosophy, may be elected on recommendation of the faculty. PsycholoGICAL LARoRATORY.—The Psychological Laboratory occupies forty rooms of various ...

Google previewUniversity of Michigan Official Publication (1949)

The Acolytes is a society to which students who have distinguished themselves in philosophy may be elected on recommendation of the faculty. General statement.

Google previewAnglican Young People's Dictionary (2004)

by June English

Acolytes are lay- people, often teenagers, who serve the church by assisting the priest or deacon during services. Acolytes may carry a banner or incense at the beginning of the worship service. They also assist by lighting and putting out ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

The duties of the acolyte, as given in the Roman Pontifical, are identical with those mentioned in the Statuta Ecclesiae Antiqua of Arles: “It is the duty of acolytes to carry the candlesticks, to light the lamps of the church, to administer wine and ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1912)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Andrew Alphonsus MacErlean

We incidentally learn that in the Roman Church there were forty-six priests, seven deacons, seven subdeacons, forty-two acolytes, fifty-two os- tiarii, and over one thousand five hundred widows and persons in distress. From this Burnet ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Religion (2005)

Traditionally, acolytes have been young Christians and at one time were exclusively male; hence, the former designation of "altar boy." Nothing prevents an adult Christian of either gender from serving as an acolyte unless a particular church ...

Google previewThe New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1908)

Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

This close connection with the higher clergy explains the position of the acolytes at the head of the minor orders. In the year 251 the local Roman Church ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (2005)

by Frank Leslie Cross, Elizabeth A. Livingstone

Until 1972 acolytes formed one of the four *Minor Orders. They were specially delegated to the service of the altar, assisting priest and deacon, and admin— istering the Eucharist both inside and outside BIass. The earliest mention of acolytes ...

Google previewAn Episcopal Dictionary of the Church (2000)

A User-Friendly Reference for Episcopalians by Don S. Armentrout

Acolytes are mentioned as a minor order (along with porters, lectors, and exorcists) as early as a letter of Pope Cornelius to Fabius of Antioch in 252. They were also mentioned in Cyprian's writings. They assisted deacons or subdeacons at the ...

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The Acolytes gather for the Sacrifice

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Prominence is cool, but when the delusion kicks in it can be a drag. Especially if you choose to surround yourself with friends and not acolytes. (Barbara Kruger)
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Scrabble value of A1C3O1L1Y4T1E1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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