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crosier

, crozier
1. a staff surmounted by a crook or cross, carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office
2. the tip of a young plant, esp a fern frond, that is coiled into a hook

crosier

bishop’s staff signifying his ruling power. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 21]
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We have worked hard over the last couple of years to make the case that we want space to be a domain that is available for everyone to use," said Crosier.
The Crosiers approved the revisions and came to testify at the Statehouse with 12-yearold son Sean.
Currently, the American Crosiers have five candidates in various stages of the community discernment process, three from Mexico (a "welcome surprise" they never purposefully sought) and two from the United States, Donnay said.
Mum Alex Crosier, 23, said: "When they told me, I was in a state of shock.
With experience as a strategist in the investment management industry, Crosier has particular expertise in asset allocation strategies and most recently was senior managing director at Windhaven Investment Management, a subsidiary of the Charles Schwab Corporation.
Crosier said he and co-founder Keith Kelly, CEO of the company, came up with the idea for the product when considering how poorly traditional mortgage loans serve all of their stakeholders, from borrowers to lenders, and the investors who purchase them on the secondary market.
The fraud came to light after Mr Crosier checked the numbers on a spreadsheet used by his syndicate of 28 work colleagues at Morrisons Utility Services in Chatham.
John Crosier, 75, who served for 16 years as president of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire, died Nov.
a ruby and gold-gilted crosier to cut the dark in four.
One year, many, many years ago, at a church now far, far away, the evening Christmas pageant ended with an elder dressed up in the minister's alb, complete with stole and a crosier.
The Cardinal's jewelled mitre with silk and gold thread inset with semi-precious stones can be seen alongside his robes, hat and shoes, his gold pectoral cross inset with gems, and a Victorian gothic-style crosier used by Newman.
The cardinal's crosier was placed on top of his casket with his hat carried ahead on a small table.