ecclesiastical province


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Noun1.ecclesiastical province - the district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical order; "the general of the Jesuits has several provinces under him"
province, responsibility - the proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself"
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For some, this was merely a matter of understanding what this means technically: Archbishop Percy Coffin of the diocese of Western Newfoundland, who serves as the metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Canada, noted that many of the parishes in his jurisdiction are multipoint and could potentially include, within a single parish, a number of individual churches that hold differing views on the issue.
It became the capital of the Roman province of Britannia, and later of the kingdoms of Northumbria and Jorvik In the Middle Ages, York grew as a major wool trading centre and became the capital of the northern ecclesiastical province of the Church of England, a role it retains In the 19th century, York became a hub of the railway network and a confectionery manufacturing centre.
An ecclesiastical province consists of an archdiocese led by an archbishop, also known as the metropolitan, and a group of neighboring dioceses (called "suffragan") over whose bishops the metropolitan exercises vigilance but has no authority.
They are agricultural missionaries, organised by the Catholic bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Quebec in the year 1894.
John Privett, Anglican Bishop of Kootenay and Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon
to the archbishop who heads his ecclesiastical province.
The Prerogative Court of Canterbury, the most important of these courts, dealt with the relatively wealthy individuals living mainly in the south of England and most of Wales (what was originally the ecclesiastical province of Canterbury).
In 787 King Offa created a third ecclesiastical province here in the Midlands and made Hygeberht Archbishop of Lichfield, to add to those of Canterbury and York.
The PCC, the most important of these courts, dealt with the relatively wealthy individuals living mainly in the south of England and most of Wales (what was originally the ecclesiastical province of Canterbury).
It enjoyed close ties with Milan, being part of the ecclesiastical province of Milan and as such participating closely in the reforms undertaken by Carlo Bo rromeo (1538-84), archbishop of Milan From 1564 to 1584, and a model of pastoral zeal and effective diocesan administration for many of his colleagues in Italy and throughout Europe.
The Apostolic Vicariate and later Ecclesiastical Province that included the Oregon Country, or Columbia District as it was called by the Hudson's Bay Company, came into being during a fluid time on the North American and world scene.
I was very impressed with the work of the commission," said Archdeacon Lynne McNaughton of the ecclesiastical province of British Columbia and Yukon.