How to use Prioress in a sentence
The movement was especially strong in the diocese of Liege, and when Julienne, prioress of Mont-Cornillon near Liege (1222-1258), had a vision in which the need for the establishment of a festival in honour of the Sacrament was revealed to her, the matter was taken up with enthusiasm by the clergy, and in 1246 Robert de Torote, bishop of Liege, instituted such a festival for his diocese.
In 1317 the prioress obtained a Saturday market and a three days' fair at the feast of St Melor (Meliorus).
She was prioress (1872-1881) of the Stone convent in Staffordshire, where she died on the 29th of April 1894.
Then she had three years of rest, as prioress of her old convent of the Incarnation.
His niece, who became the prioress, was later to become St Werburgh.Advertisement
Returning to Avila she was elected prioress of her beloved St. Joseph's.
Discussion Points Theory and Genre The Second Nun The Second Nun is one of those who accompany the prioress.
Many old tombs can still be seen, including that of the last prioress, Anna, who died in 1543.
Reginald installed his sister Bethoc as its first prioress.
The abbot of Peterborough, the abbot of Tupholme, the abbot of Bardney, the prior of Catleigh, the prior of Sixhills, the abbot of St Mary's, York, the prioress of Stixwould and several lay owners claimed liberties and jurisdiction in their Lincolnshire estates in the 13th century.Advertisement
In spite of great opposition from the authorities of the order, and in particular from the prioress and sisters of the Incarnation, she persevered with her scheme, being encouraged to appeal to the pope by certain priests who saw the benefit which would accrue to the Church from her zeal.