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 (vī-kâr′ē-ĭt, -āt′, vĭ-)
1. The office or authority of a vicar.
2. The district under a vicar's jurisdiction.

[Medieval Latin vicāriātus, from Latin vicārius, a substitute; see vicar.]


(vɪˈkɛərɪɪt; vaɪ-)
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Also called: vicarship the office, rank, or authority of a vicar
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the district that a vicar holds as his or her pastoral charge
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Noun1.vicariate - the religious institution under the authority of a vicarvicariate - the religious institution under the authority of a vicar
institution, establishment - an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
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The wedding was officiated by Bishop Emeritus Honesto Pacana of the Bukidnon Vicariate, grand-uncle of the bride, and Msgr.
His paternal uncle, Elias, was the vicar general of the Franciscan vicariate of Scotland and lived in the Grey Friars monastery at Dumfries.
Michael from 2012 to the present, Coordinator of Health Services since 2008 to the present and Regional Vicar, Vicariate V, Southeast Region, Diocese of Green Bay, from 2008 to the present.
Bishop Paul Hinder, who heads the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, told CNS that the blockade of Yemen hinders the reconstruction of the destroyed sanitary system.
Speaking exclusively to Indian Currents, Bishop Paul Hinder of the Vicariate of Southern Arabia said, "After watching the video, I concluded that it is most probably Fr.
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Rita Cathedral here and the Vicar General, Apostolic Vicariate of Bontoc Lagawe, advised vehicle owners and drivers to know the provisions of the traffic ordinance and abide by it adding that said ordinance is simple like any other traffic laws, rules and regulations.
James Vicariate for Hebrew-speaking Catholics, which celebrated its sixty years of existence.
2) In 1875, Bernard-Thadee Petitjean (the Paris Foreign Mission Society, 1829-1884) went to Rome and proposed the division of the vicariate into northern and southern areas to make its work more systematic.
The Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia is a territorial jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in the UAE , Oman and Yemen with the seat of the Bishop in Abu Dhabi.
St Paul church falls under the apostolic vicariate of Southern Arabia, a territorial jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in the UAE, Oman and Yemen, with the seat of the bishop in Abu Dhabi.
In 1976, alarmed by increasing human rights abuses and persuaded that it must not remain passive or neutral, it had founded the Vicariate of Solidarity, an organization that was to become its voice of protest.