rectory

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rectory

1. the official house of a rector
2. Church of England the office and benefice of a rector
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rectory

The residence of a rector.
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It is understood both buildings were parochial houses for Catholic clergy and the robbers disturbed two priests inside.
"How people can attack the parochial house and target such a kind man like Fr.Eugene is impossible to understand.
SCENE Parochial house in Maghera, Co Derry, yesterday
Grennan stayed in the parish and died in his parochial house in 1994.
The victim said after the incident in the vehicle "the grin on his [Finnegan's] face went from ear to ear" and it "very quickly went from touching me up in his car to going up to his bed" in the parochial house.
In Father Ted, Dermot plays one of three hopeless priests living in the remote Parochial House on Craggy Island, spending their days drinking, swearing and smoking.
Dublin & (c)Limogue Ltd having ceased to trade having its registered office & principal place of business at Parochial House, Chapel Hill, Timoleague, Bandon, Co.
Cavan & (d)Expert Tiling Ltd having ceased to trade having its registered office at 9 Hillview, Rathcoole, Dublin 24 D24T282 & having its principal place of business at 9 Hillview, Rathcoole, Dublin 24 D24T282 & (e)Parish Of Fahan, Inch And Burt (Community Employment Project) Ltd having ceased to trade, having its registered office & principal place of business at Parochial House, Castlequarter, Fahan, Co.
"We had nowhere to live and Fr Daly, as he then was, heard about us and for the next few weeks he put us up in the parochial house until we were re-housed."
Dublin Central Criminal Court heard he forced the boy to have sex twice, once in the parochial house and once in a tunnel under the Phoenix Park He also raped him with a crucifix.
Walsh forced the child to have sex in the parochial house and in the Phoenix Park.
AN elderly priest has been threatened at knifepoint during a raid at a parochial house.