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I have never had demands on me as acute as when I was a parish priest.
Justin Welby

Meaning of "parish priest" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PARISH PRIEST

parish priest  [ˈpærɪʃ priːst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PARISH PRIEST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Parish priest is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PARISH PRIEST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

parish priest

Pastor

A pastor is usually an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, the term may be abbreviated to "Pr" or often "Ps". A pastor also gives advice and counsel to people from the community or congregation.

Definition of parish priest in the English dictionary

The definition of parish priest in the dictionary is a priest who works in a church in a subdivision of a diocese.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PARISH PRIEST


archpriest
ˈɑːtʃˈpriːst
artiste
ɑːˈtiːst
beast
biːst
breest
briːst
breist
briːst
creased
kriːst
east
iːst
feast
fiːst
increased
ɪnˈkriːst
least
liːst
masspriest
ˈmæsˌpriːst
northeast
ˌnɔːθˈiːst
priest
priːst
reast
riːst
reest
riːst
southeast
ˌsaʊθˈiːst
triste
triːst
ungreased
ʌnˈɡriːst
unpriest
ʌnˈpriːst
verslibriste
vɛˈliːbriːst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PARISH PRIEST

paris-mutuels
parish
parish church
parish clerk
parish council
parish hall
parish magazine
parish pump
parish records
parish register
parish school
Parishad
parishen
parishioner
Parisian
parison
parisyllabic
parities

WORDS THAT END LIKE PARISH PRIEST

angriest
assistant priest
at the earliest
chariest
cheeriest
chief priest
dreariest
driest
eeriest
furriest
goriest
hairiest
high priest
hungriest
merriest
scariest
shimmeriest
sorriest
spriest
sultriest
veriest

Synonyms and antonyms of parish priest in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «parish priest» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PARISH PRIEST

Find out the translation of parish priest to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of parish priest from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «parish priest» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

教区神父
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

párroco
570 millions of speakers

English

parish priest
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पल्ली पुरोहित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كاهن الرعية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

приходской священник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pároco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্যারিশ যাজক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

curé de la paroisse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Imam paroki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pfarrer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

教区司祭
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

교구 사제
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Paroki imam
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

linh mục giáo xứ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாரிஷ் பூசாரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तेथील रहिवासी याजक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kilise rahip
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parroco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

proboszcz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

парафіяльний священик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

preot paroh
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εφημέριος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pastoor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kyrkoherde
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sogneprest
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of parish priest

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PARISH PRIEST»

The term «parish priest» is regularly used and occupies the 87.329 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PARISH PRIEST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about parish priest

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4 QUOTES WITH «PARISH PRIEST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word parish priest.
1
David Hope
I have always hoped that it might be possible to conclude my ministry as I had begun it, as a parish priest, and this I believe to be the call of God.
2
David Hope
I am very much looking forward to being a parish priest.
3
John Polkinghorne
Yes, I was a parish priest for five years. I was a curate in a large working class parish in Bristol and the Vicar of a village in Kent.
4
Justin Welby
I have never had demands on me as acute as when I was a parish priest.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PARISH PRIEST»

Discover the use of parish priest in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to parish priest and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Parish Priest
Moving and inspirational, Parish Priest chronicles the process of canonization that may well make Father McGivney the first American-born parish priest to be declared a saint by the Vatican.
Douglas Brinkley, Julie M. Fenster, 2009
2
Naked Parish Priest: What Priests Really Think They're Doing
The conclusions of this book are extremely revealing but fundamentally positive for anyone concerned with the future of the Christian Church at the start of a new millennium.
Stephen Louden, Leslie J. Francis, 2003
3
Confessions of a parish priest: an autobiography
Covering Andrew Greeley's controversial career over five decades of change in the Catholic Church, this autobiography offers personal insight into the major issues confronting a modern priest, from the birth control encyclical, to clerical ...
Andrew M. Greeley, 1987
4
Furthermore!: Memories of a Parish Priest
Furthermore! is a novel by Andrew M. Greeley, a priest, distinguished sociologist and bestselling author. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
Andrew M. Greeley, 2011
5
In Mysterious Ways: The Death and Life of a Parish Priest
An account of a parish priest's renewal of faith describes how Father Joseph Greer, the pastor of St. Patrick's Church in Natick, Massachusetts, was forced to confront his own mortality when he was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer at age ...
Paul Wilkes, 2001
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The acquirements and principal obligations and duties of the ...
being a course of lectures delivered at the University of Cambridge to the students in divinity John James Blunt. CONTENTS. t.BCTUUR PAGE I. On the MinisteriaL Character of St. PauL . 1 II. On the Reading of the Parish Priest ... 29 III. On the ...
John James Blunt, 1856
7
Journal of a parish priest
These inexpensive little booklets are lifesavers for parents (and teachers, too).
Rawley Myers, 1982
8
Practical advice to the young parish priest
THE PARISH PRIEST IN PRIVATE PRAYER- The first duty which the Parish Priest should learn to fulfil with love and cheerfulness, and therefore the first which he is here to be contemplated as practising, is Private Prayer : such prayer is his ...
James Duke Coleridge, 1834
9
Priest and Parish in Vienna: 1780 to 1880
In each of the years 1801, 1855, and 1871 money from an endowment was the principal source of income for the parish priest of Wahring.120 Part of the interest earned from the endowment in Wahring was designated for paying an assistant ...
William David Bowman, 1999
10
The Duties of the Parish Priest ... Second Edition
DUTIES OF THE PARISH PRIEST. LECTURE I. ON THE MINISTERIAL CHARACTER OF ST. PAUL. THESE Lectures, the results of nearly twenty years' experience, will be directed to the Reading of the Parish Priest— his Sermons— his ...
John James BLUNT, 1857

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PARISH PRIEST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term parish priest is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Memorial stone 'a fitting tribute' to parish priest
A TOMBSTONE unveiled on the grave of the late Fr Francis Murray has been described as a fitting tribute to the former Cappagh parish priest. «The Ulster Herald, Jul 15»
2
Orthodox Priest Brutally Gunned Down in Kiev
Nikolaev served as the parish priest of a church which I believe has not yet been completed. He was ordained a priest two years ago." ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
3
Lillian's St. Joseph Church welcomes new Pastor
He was ordained in 2005 at St. Joseph's College in Madurai, India and served as an assistant parish priest until 2007. His next appointment ... «Gulf Coast News Today, Jul 15»
4
Mission accomplished
Fr Sean takes up his new position as parish priest of Cushinstown, Rathgarogue and Terrerath on August 9 and he is excited about the ... «Wexford People, Jul 15»
5
Walking Away From Omelas
As he was brought through a region, some people from a nearby town came to ask for his help with their parish priest. They had discovered that ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
6
Bangalore Priest dies in Myanmar
Bengaluru, Jul 25: The Parish Priest of the Holy Family Church in Ramamurthy Nagar in Bengaluru, Fr S Thomaiar, who had gone to Myanmar ... «Daijiworld.com, Jul 15»
7
Cardinal William Baum, former archbishop of Washington, dies at 88
After his advisory role during Vatican II and his ecumenical leadership post in Washington, Cardinal Baum served as a parish priest in Kansas ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
8
Native American priest named to head mission agency
Ordained in 2005, Father Sands served as a parish priest prior to his appointment to the USCCB. He is a full-blooded Native American ... «CatholicPhilly.com, Jul 15»
9
Priest leaves traditionalist parish due to 'toll on health'
Fr Steven Fisher succeeded Fr Tim Finigan as the parish priest of Our Lady of the Rosary, Blackfen, in Kent, in September last year. Blackfen ... «The Tablet, Jul 15»
10
Priest 'feared for his life' during armed robbery
Parish Priest Monsignor John Byrne says there could have been a worse outcome and is urging the culprits to hand themselves in. "If lads go ... «UTV Ireland, Jul 15»

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