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curacy

the office or position of curate
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"Wait for his having a living!--ay, we all know how THAT will end:--they will wait a twelvemonth, and finding no good comes of it, will set down upon a curacy of fifty pounds a-year, with the interest of his two thousand pounds, and what little matter Mr.
''Having resigned his curacy, his next proceeding was to offer his services, as volunteer, to a new missionary enterprise on the West Coast of Africa.
He was ordained in 1978 and served his curacy at St Matthew's in Rugby.
Thirdly, Dr Williams's career has been spent almost entirely in teaching academic theology and his experience of direct parish work is limited to a single honorary curacy held on a part-time basis some 20 years ago.
Catherine served her curacy at St Mary, Middleton, in south Leeds and then took up an ecumenical appointment at BBC Radio Leeds as Religious Affairs Editor for four years.
I am looking forward to serving my curacy with Revd Geoff Lowson, my training incumbent, and he congregation and people of Holy Saviour's Parish, Tynemouth after being ordained Deacon.
He was ordained in 1991, spent his curacy in South Wimbledon and then moved to Bradford diocese in 1995.
The Rev EAD Naylor, of St Augustine's Church, Dudley, who has been a vicar for more than 20 years, has accepted a curacy at St Peter's Parish Church, Eaton Square, London.
"I came to Benwell when my curacy came to an end and the Bishop suggested I look at this job.
Before that, he had spent his three-year curacy - or training period - in Coventry, ministering to the city's Wood End estate.
His first curacy was at St Andrew's in Handsworth at the time of the riots.
Philip Goodrich was ordained deacon in 1954 and became a priest the following year and served his curacy at St Andrew's Church, Rugby.