Definition of Parish. Meaning of Parish. Synonyms of Parish
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Definition of Parish
ParishParish Par"ish, n. [OE. parishe, paresche, parosche, OF.
paroisse, parosse, paroiche, F. paroisse, L. parochia,
corrupted fr. paroecia, Gr. ?, fr. ? dwelling beside or near;
? beside + ? a house, dwelling; akin to L. vicus village. See
Vicinity, and cf. Parochial.]
1. (Eccl. & Eng. Law)
(a) That circuit of ground committed to the charge of one
parson or vicar, or other minister having cure of
souls therein. --Cowell.
(b) The same district, constituting a civil jurisdiction,
with its own officers and regulations, as respects the
poor, taxes, etc.
Note: Populous and extensive parishes are now divided, under
various parliamentary acts, into smaller ecclesiastical
districts for spiritual purposes. --Mozley & W.
2. An ecclesiastical society, usually not bounded by
territorial limits, but composed of those persons who
choose to unite under the charge of a particular priest,
clergyman, or minister; also, loosely, the territory in
which the members of a congregation live. [U. S.]
3. In Louisiana, a civil division corresponding to a county
in other States. ParishParish Par"ish, a.
Of or pertaining to a parish; parochial; as, a parish church;
parish records; a parish priest; maintained by the parish;
as, parish poor. --Dryden.
(a) The clerk or recording officer of a parish.
(b) A layman who leads in the responses and otherwise assists
in the service of the Church of England.
Parish court, in Louisiana, a court in each parish.
Meaning of Parish from wikipedia
- A parish
is a church territorial
a division within
a diocese. A parish
care and clerical jurisdiction
of a parish...
(born 1965) is the part owner
of Crystal Palace Football
was born in Forest
Hill, London, attending...
into three parishes
: Saint Peter Parish Saint Anthony Parish Saint Georges Parish
on the island...
- known rector
was Hugh de Fulbourne
in 1329. Around
1338, it became
the parish church
of Whitechapel, called, for unknown
reasons, St Mary Matfelon. The...
center, seat of government, or capital
city of a county
or civil parish
. The term is used in the United
States, Canada, Romania, China
- its final landfall
St. Tammany Parish
. The western
eye wall p****ed directly
over St. Tammany Parish
as a Category
, Louisiana, are separate entities
with a single consolidated
government. The City of Lafayette comprises
all of Lafayette Parish
- English-speaking countries
priest. The Latin
term used in the Code of Canon
Law is parochus. The parish priest
is the proper clergyman
- Orleans Parish
was the most populous parish
in Louisiana. As of 2015, it ranks third
in po****tion, trailing neighboring Jefferson Parish
, and East...
- 2011 Census, Thurso
had a po****tion of 7,933. The larger Thurso civil parish including
the town and the surrounding countryside
had a po****tion of 9...
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