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vicar general

an official, usually a layman, appointed to assist the bishop of a diocese in discharging his administrative or judicial duties
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The opportunity to have The Magnificat and this event come to Orange County is a testament to the Diocesan vision for the Crystal Cathedral as a universal gathering place for people to pray and celebrate our faith," said Father Christopher Smith, Rector and Episcopal Vicar of the future Christ Cathedral.
Subsequently appointed episcopal vicar for renewal in the Manchester diocese, Paradis led the implementation of council reforms throughout New Hampshire.
During the service, Father James O'Keefe, the episcopal vicar for Newcastle and North Tyneside, will be joined in saying Mass by a priest from the Asian nation.
In addition to serving as pastor in various (English) parishes of that city, he rose to become Episcopal vicar for the English-speaking Catholic community there.
Canon McGough, episcopal vicar for Walsall, Wolverhampton, Black Country and Worcestershire, was assigned the title See of Cunavia, and the ordination of was held at St Chad's Cathedral, in Birmingham city centre.
In a joint statement, the Rt Rev Michael Bourke, the Anglican Bishop of Wolverhampton; the Rev Peter Curry, chairman of the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury District of the Methodist Church; and the Very Rev Canon David McGough, the Roman Catholic Episcopal Vicar for the BlackCountry & Worcestershire, said: ``The failure of the talks to secure the future of MG Rover will have ripple effects across the West Midlands.
Wilkerson has served as the episcopal vicar - a substitute - for the region, while still pastor of the 2,400-family Our Lady of Grace Church, a post that he says, he will leave with much sadness.
Richard Spencer, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese for Military Services and the archbishop's episcopal vicar for Europe and Asia, will represent the AMS at the pilgrimage this year.
Christopher Smith as the episcopal vicar for the cathedral.
During this time he developed a close relationship with Jean Jacques Lartigue, episcopal vicar for the Montreal area, who became the first bishop of Montreal when it was made a diocese in 1836, and with Ignace Bourget who served as Lartigue's secretary and then succeeded him in 1840.
Canon Patrick Browne, Episcopal Vicar for Birmingham, who led the mass, said dedicating the service to the murdered policeman was the congregation's idea.
Since 2001, he has been Episcopal Vicar for the deaneries of Wolverhampton, Walsall, the Black Country, and Worcestershire and a member of the Archbishop's Council, in the Archdiocese of Birmingham.