a group of people assembled for religious worship.
In the congregation assembled for worship, these two movements meet, and the heavenly angels join the children of God in festal celebration.
a gathering or collection of people, animals, or things.
large congregations of birds may cause public harm
(in the Roman Catholic Church) a permanent committee of the College of Cardinals.
the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
a group of people obeying a common religious rule but under less solemn vows than members of the older religious orders.
the sisters of the Congregation of Our Lady