In the Church of England, the Third Person of the parochial Trinity, the Cruate and the Vicar being the other two.
A clergyman who has the charge and cure of a parish, and has the tithes, etc.; the clergyman of a parish where the tithes are not impropriate. See the Note under Vicar.
A clergyman in charge of a parish.
The holder of a rectory. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272-1461, 367) Incumbent whose tithes have not been alienated. (Beresford, Maurice and Hurst, John. Wharram Percy: Deserted Medieval Village, 138) Related terms: Rectory
member of the clergy in charge of a parish in the Episcopal Church
The title of the senior priest in an independent (not financially subsidized) Episcopal congregation.
A full-time priest elected by a Vestry with the Bishop's approval, thereby having tenure. The responsibility for the conduct of worship and the spiritual jurisdiction of the Parish are vested in the Rector, subject to the Rubrics of the Book of Common Prayer, the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese, the pastoral direction of the Bishop, and the Religious Corporation Laws of the State of New York.
a priest given charge of a parish by the bishop. There may be many ministers/priests in a parish, but only one is considered the rector.
In the Parish Registers this term was used for the clergyman in charge of a Parish.
a priest which is appointed by a parish that is wealthy enough to pay for their own priest
a priest who is the leader of a parish
a parish priest, or corporate body such as a monastery or cathedral, that receives the benifice of a parish
(Latin: to govern) A priest permanently in charge of a parish.
The pastor of a parish. Once instituted as the rector of a parish, a clergyman may not be removed except for good cause in accordance with canon law.
a title given to an incumbent of certain parishes, originally those which retained their titles
this comes from the Latin word meaning "to govern". The rector is the priest in charge of the parish (the church). Our rector is Stephen Mills.
Vicar of what was once an important parish
The priest in charge of a parish.
The incumbent of a parish church in direct receipt of an income provided by rent from land usually referred to as tithes.
The head of a parish (senior pastor)
Church of England clergyman
A full-time priest elected by vestry with the Bishopï3/4's approval, thereby having tenure.
the priest or minister of a local church or parish; the head priest of a parish.