Parishioners Sentence Examples
It was far easier for the monks to learn the native dialects than to teach their parishioners Spanish.
Three influential people, among them the rector of Bala, agitated some of the parishioners against him, and persuaded his rector to dismiss him.
These are places of worship supplementary to a parish church, and may be either "chapels of ease," to ease or relieve the mother-church and serve those parishioners who may live far away, "parochial chapels," the "churches" of ancient divisions of a very large and widely scattered parish, or "district chapels," those of a district of a parish divided under the various church building acts.
The duties of churchwardens comprise the provision of necessaries for divine service, so far as the church funds or voluntary subscriptions permit, the collecting the offertory of the congregation, the keeping of order during the divine service, and the giving of offenders into custody; the assignment of seats to parishioners; the guardianship of the movable goods of the church; the preservation and repair of the church and churchyard, the fabric and the fixtures; and the presentment of offences against ecclesiastical law.
The name is derived from the original duty attached to the office, - that of the custody or guardianship of the fabric and furniture of the church, - which dates from the 1 4 th century, when the responsibility of providing for the repairs of the nave, and of furnishing the utensils for divine service, was settled on the parishioners.Advertisement
The government tried to nd priests to occupy the vacant parishes; few consented to do so, and the Slaalskatholiken who consented to the new laws were avoided by their parishioners.
He was released not long afterwards, and with the support of his parishioners offered strenuous resistance to the restoration of the Mass.
The substitution of the word " concurrence " for " call " about 1764 indicates the subsidiary and ornamental light in which the assent of the parishioners was now to be regarded.
The success of the Baptists of Virginia in securing step by step the abolition of everything that savoured of religious oppression, involving at last the disestablishment and the disendowment of the Episcopal Church, was due in part to the fact that Virginia Baptists were among the foremost advocates of American independence, while the Episcopal clergy were loyalists and had made themselves obnoxious to the people by using the authority of Great Britain in extorting their tithes from unwilling parishioners, and that they secured the co-operation of free-thinking statesmen like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison and, in most measures, that of the Presbyterians.
A peculiar duty of the clergy is found in the husfOrhOr or meetings designed to enable the priest to test and develop the religious knowledge of his parishioners by methods of catechism.Advertisement
It was formerly enjoined upon the clergy to visit parishioners for this purpose, and the system is still maintained in the form of meetings, which have in some cases, however, acquired a character mainly devotional.
He was appointed by the parishioners in vestry, and his wages were payable out of the church rate.
Among his parishioners Gallitzin was a great power for good.
Very remarkable and effective was Abbot's ministry at Cranbrook, where his parishioners were as his own "sons and daughters" to him.
Under the Public Worship Regulation Act of 1874, which gave to churchwardens and aggrieved parishioners the right to institute proceedings against the clergy for breaches of the law in the conduct of divine service, a discretionary right was reserved to the bishop to stay proceedings.Advertisement
There are 75 priests and 46,000 registered parishioners.
For the reception of his parishioners he had three tables well covered - one for gentlemen, the second for husbandmen, the third for day-labourers; and this piece of hospitality he never omitted, even when losses or scarcity made its continuance difficult.
Among his parishioners he was looked up to as a judge, and did great service in preventing law-suits amongst them.
But the custom of England transferred this burden to the parishioners, and some particular local customs (as in the city of London) placed even the burden of repair of the chancel on them.
They marry and work, and sometimes even bear arms like their parishioners, from whom a large part of their income is derived, in the shape of offerings and fees.Advertisement
The rector, vicar or incumbent is a corporation-sole, in whom is vested the freehold of the church and churchyard, subject to the parishioners' rights of user; their rights of burial have been enlarged by various acts.
The importance of the distinction arose in connexion with the rule of assessment adopted for various parochial burdens, and the nature of the rights of the minister and corresponding obligations of the parishioners.
Sermons that edify are well attended; and his parishioners are as much edified by his good example as by his excellent discourses.
The parishioners communicating in the parish aforesaid are 474 in number.
This parish did not appoint any churchwardens, and when the necessity arose of doing something in the church the parishioners did it themselves.Advertisement
There would be constant comings and goings of churchwardens and parishioners, as well as friends and family from Bradford.
Are there any parishioners keeping conventicles (illegal religious meetings) in private houses?
Many parishioners joined and moved between sects both inside and outside the parish, and remained dissenters after 1662.
Third, the four parishioners who had heard the test had found the noise very intrusive.
A better suggestion was that we should invited all parishioners who wanted to, to make a donation to pay for the new vessels.
We thank parishioners for their generous support for our parish.
I ask all parishioners to enrich our parish by taking an active part in parish life, either through prayer or action.
Announcements encouraging parishioners to complete the questionnaire will be made at Mass and in the bulletin.
We are therefore looking to raise £ 100 each toward the purchase of these animals and would welcome any contributions parishioners can make.
The general consensus view of the meeting was that it was both informative as well as enabling parishioners to air their views.
A Reading Room was erected by the parishioners in 1897, in memory of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
Charities - The Hospital was built by the parishioners, and endowed in 1632, by Mr. Hen.
The Church in his time was sufficiently well thought of for wealthy parishioners to set their mark on it.
It is now the asylum of three poor parishioners, who each receive £ 8 a year.
It's a good way to get to know fellow parishioners!
These may relate to the memory of former parishioners or friends who have died or they may simply be personal choice.
St Mary's SVP are arranging a Summer Outing with a tea for the senior parishioners.
In 1540 Sir John Horsey, who had bought the manor and church at the Dissolution, sold the abbey to the vicar and parishioners.
However much they might personally disapprove, ' zealous priests could not forbid their parishioners to dance on Sunday, if the practice had won widespread toleration; on the other hand, they could not relax the usual discipline of the church on the strength of a few unguarded opinions of too indulgent casuists.
The dog killed three parishioners in each church.
In Catholic churches votive candles are often grouped together in the front or side of the church, where parishioners light them and say a prayer in memory of a loved one that is deceased or that is ill.
In addition, ask parishioners to create religious ornaments.
Create a discount card program in which parishioners pay a fee to have access to numerous, area-wide discounts from these local businesses.
Some churches ask that parishioners not put up Christmas trees in their homes because of the possibly pagan origins of the practice.
These costs are nominal for a yearly contract, creates good will with the parishioners, and still helps target the areas you want to reach.
There is no set denomination, which is why some people feel more and more parishioners open up about their beliefs.
The parishioners, violently excited at the time about the law of patronage, received him with open hostility; and tradition asserts that his uncle defended him on the pulpit stair with a drawn sword.
Hawker described the bulk of his parishioners as a "mixed multitude of smugglers, wreckers and dissenters of various hues."
The church is cruciform and the altar stands beneath the eastern lantern arch, a fine rood screen separating off the choir, which was devoted to monastic use, while the nave was kept for the parishioners, in consequence of a dispute between the vicar and the monastery in 1499.
He was sued for libel for printing a rebuke to some of his parishioners who had travestied the sacrament of the Lord's Supper; and after several years in the courts he was ordered to pay damages of £150, which was raised by his parishioners.
A protest was at once signed and published by a large number of his parishioners against the prosecution.
It has two naves parallel, originally for the use of the nuns and the parishioners respectively.
The j udicial committee held that the rights of the parishioners are expressly defined in the statute of I Edw.
He devoted much time to explaining the meaning of the various parts of the Prayer-Book, and held services twice every day, at which many of the parishioners attended, and some "let their plough rest when Mr Herbert's saints-bell rung to prayers, that they might also offer their devotions to God with him."
The appointment of churchwardens is regulated by the 89th canon, which requires that the churchwardens shall be chosen by the joint consent of the ministers and parishioners, if it may be; but if they cannot agree upon such a choice, then the minister is to choose one, and the parishioners another.
If, however, there is any special custom of the place, the custom prevails, and the most common custom is for the minister to appoint one, and the parishioners another, and this has been established by English statute, in the case of new parishes, by the Church Building and New Parishes Acts 1818-1884.