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abbacy

the office, term of office, or jurisdiction of an abbot or abbess
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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.
A recent Vanity Fair feature on Greece uses Enron as an analogy for one of Greece's more ingenious scandals involving the monks of the Vatopaidi monastery: "If you are kindly disposed to these monks, Father Arsenios is the trusted assistant who makes possible the miraculous abbacy of Father Ephraim.
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.
People say that this approach especially suits His Majesty, who is relieved, but, in my humble opinion, doesn't this approach suit the circumstances?" (I think that this was referring to the court before Jokyu, but at the time I heard that he had already resigned the abbacy.) This lingered in my mind.
(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. As King Stephen has seized the nation's throne, Prior Robert has thought to seize the abbey's rule.
By the end of Peter's abbacy, Cluny had more than 450 monks, but over the following centuries the community continued to decline.
(40) <B COWULF4><R 75> And sum wif hatte Uenus seo waes Ioues dohtor And some woman called Venus she was Jupiter's daughter 'And a certain woman called Venus who was Jupiter's daughter' (41) <B COCHROA2><R 1070.11> Hi herdon saecgen [??]et se cyng heafde gifen [??]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' In the singular and in the plural, sum is used both as adjective and as pronoun.