Bishop's ring


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Bishop's ring

[′bish·əps ′riŋ]
(meteorology)
A faint, broad, reddish-brown corona occasionally seen in dust clouds, especially those which result from violent volcanic eruptions.
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The letter seeks cash donations to buy the bishop's ring and garments, for 'stipend' for the ordaining prelate and for food during the ceremony at the Christ the King Cathedral here.
Science and Technology: ARCHIMEDES' PRINCIPLE/SCREW, BISHOP'S RING, COULOMB'S LAW, EINSTEIN'S PHOTOELECTRIC EQUATION, EVE'S CONSTANT, GAUSE'S PRINCIPLE, GOLDBEATER'S SKIN, GOLDSCHMIDT'S PROCESS, HALLEY'S METHOD, HENRY'S LAW, HEISENBERG'S PRINCIPLE, HUBBLE'S CONSTANT, HUYGHENS' PRINCIPLE, KELVIN'S LAW, KIRCHOFF'S LAW, MAXWELL'S DEMON, NEWTON'S DISC, NEWTON'S LAW OF COOLING/MOTION, OLDHAM'S COUPLING, PASCHEN'S LAW, SCHRODINGER'S CAT/WAVE EQUATION, WALLACE'S LINE, WEBER'S LINE, ZOLLNER'S LINES (optical illusion)
"Church didn't touch our lives on that council estate, my calling into the ministry was very unexpected." Tomorrow's service will see Bishop Christine dressed in a ceremonial cope and mitre made for her by J&M Sewing Service of Newcastle, and her bishop's ring has been designed and made by Alan Harrison of Kirkharle, Northumberland.
She will be dressed in a ceremonial cope and mitre made for her by J&M Sewing Service of Newcastle, and her bishop's ring has been designed and made by Alan Harrison of Kirkharle, Northumberland.
"You will typically find the most prevalent stone in a bishop's ring will be a sapphire, because that's associated with purity," Mann said.
But in memory of my parents, I had it reformed into a bishop's ring.
As she kissed the bishop's ring, she blurted out, "You're not fit for my husband or me to kiss your ring!"
Ken didn't wear a bishop's ring, pectoral cross, or miter.
"Some people still try to kiss a bishop's ring but, obviously, it's out of touch with modern thinking."
He did not clearly see that a bishop's ring is a symbol not only of his marriage to the Church, but to Her Magisterium taught with the authority of Christ, as was the great charter of life and love called Humanae vitae.
Then there's Bishop's ring - named not for a bishop but for a 19th-century Hawaiian pastor, Sereno Bishop.
GOLDFINGERS: Terry Herbert NEW-FOUND WEALTH: Gordon Innes found a bishop's ring and received pounds 1250