A man or woman dedicated to the

service of the Gods—often concentrating on a single

manifestation or aspect (such as a Priest of Apollo,

or a Priestess of Aphrodite). They may also serve a

community of worshippers. Priestly tasks can include maintenance of temples and altars, administering of sacraments, conducting and presiding over

rites and rituals, pastoral counseling, etc. They may

also serve as a direct channel for the spirit and voice

of their chosen Deities.