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curate

1. a clergyman appointed to assist a parish priest
2. a clergyman who has the charge of a parish (curate-in-charge)
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He has been acting as a non stipendiary assistant curate in the group benefice of Llanbadarn Fawr and Elerch, and Penrhyncoch and Capel Bangor.
A spokesman for the Diocese of Bath & Wells said: "Mr Hodson resigned his post as Assistant Curate at St Andrews, Taunton after declaring he had engaged in an adulterous relationship with a woman.
The group is chaired by the Rev Benjamin Carter, assistant curate at St Mary the Virgin Church, Monkseaton, who said: "This has been in every sense a community effort.
A career in law was scuppered by poor eyesight, and instead he entered the church, cutting his teeth at Drayton Bassett, before moving to Lichfield as assistant curate at St Chad's, across the Stowe Pool.
But unknown to the Rev Underwood, the tumour continued to expand for four more years, causing headaches, blurred vision and hallucinations while he worked as assistant curate at Sparkhill's St Bede's Church.
He began his ministry as an assistant curate from 1950 to 1956 at Lampeter.
PROTEST: The anti-Everton stadium motor cavalcade Pictures: EDDIE BARFORD; RIDER: Assistant curate the Rev Judy Drummond joins the protest
Whitehead was no scientist--he was an assistant curate in a local church.
Canon Rowe, who trained at St John's College, Durham, began his career in the priesthood in Coventry in 1955 as assistant curate at St Luke's Church, Holbrooks.
THE Rev Brett Vallis, currently assistant curate of St Mary's Church in Monkseaton, has been appointed priest in charge at St George's Church in Fatfield, County Durham.
Speaking after the ceremony, assistant curate Brin Singleton, who led the service, said: 'I said to the couple 'There's a time and place for all things' and I assured them this was the time and place to celebrate the beginning of love for the couple.
At weekends the wealthy father of four was assistant curate at Lincoln Cathedral.

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