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abbacy

the office, term of office, or jurisdiction of an abbot or abbess
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Peter's; and Colleen Fitzgerald, who wrote a centennial history of the abbey and abbacy.
a meal with he would with the An appreciation of Abbot Ambrose, written at the end of his abbacy in 1984, is eloquent testimony to him.
During her abbacy, she treated the convent as her personal fief, clearly distancing herself from the other sisters by exempting herself from the order's rules.
Canon 368 identifies the following communities as equivalent to a particular Church: a territorial prelature or abbacy, an apostolic vicariate, an apostolic prefecture or an apostolic administration erected in a stable manner--all technical terms, and unusual examples of what can constitute a "particular Church," that have little relevance to the issues under discussion in this chapter.
I think that this was referring to the court before Jokyu, but at the time I heard that he had already resigned the abbacy.
Although it is conventionally assumed that he lost stature at court after leaving Aachen in 796 to assume the abbacy of St.
59) By the time that 'Khon ston Rinpoche ascended to the abbacy of Sera Byes, the new political force, the rulers (sde srid) of Gtsang, had substantial control of central and western Tibet.
Nothing was accomplished during Henri Mallet's abbacy with regard to improvements to the building that had begun in the early part of the 13th century.
Social Origins of losifov Monks, 1479-1007 (%) Upper ("nobles," Middle (servitors, landowners) priests) The entire brotherhood 22 72 No record as officials 18 73 Igumens 19 76 Callarers/stewards 38 59 Treasurers 38 58 Council elders 36 62 No-council officials 11 88 Disciples of masters 11 89 Masters of disciples 42 58 Appointed to an abbacy 47 53 Appointed to a bishopric 37 63 Lower (tradesmen, peasants) The entire brotherhood 6 No record as officials 9 Igumens 5 Callarers/stewards 3 Treasurers 4 Council elders 2 No-council officials 1 Disciples of masters 0 Masters of disciples 0 Appointed to an abbacy 0 Appointed to a bishopric 0 Source: Dykstra, Russian Monastic Culture.
Even though Abbot Heribert has left Prior Robert in charge during his absence, the pervading sense among the brothers is that Prior Robert has usurped the abbacy.
By the end of Peter's abbacy, Cluny had more than 450 monks, but over the following centuries the community continued to decline.
oet abbotrice they heard say that the king had given the abbacy an Frencisce abbot Turolde waes gehaten some French abbot Turolde was called 'They heard that the king had given the abbacy to a French abbot called Turold'