amen curler

amen curler

obsolete An assistant or clerk who carries out the various duties for a parish or chapel. Few recognize the work of the amen curlers, who make sure the day-to-day tasks of the parish are looked after. Your grandmother was the amen curler, an incredibly vital part of the parish. If you want to have a Mass offered in honor of a loved one, you need to talk to the amen curler about that.
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