Very Reverend


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Very Reverend

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a title of respect for a variety of ecclesiastical officials, such as deans and the superiors of some religious houses
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Noun1.Very Reverend - a title of respect for various ecclesiastical officials (as cathedral deans and canons and others)
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
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Also speaking at the mass, which held on March 7, 2018, Episcopal Vicar and Dean, Very Reverend Father Felix Ethapemi, appreciated the host parish and the priest of the parish, Reverend Father Benedict Ugwoegbu, as well as members of the archdiocese for their cooperation and support and called for prayers for the clergy of the archdiocese.
The Very Reverend Sahag Razmik Yemishian will officiate.
The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Dean of Birmingham This year we have the pleasure of a great new library in the city, full of wonderful books of stories and poetry, information and wisdom.
The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Dean of Birmingham, said: "It was lovely that his daughters were here and they really enjoyed the service.'' She added: "There was a real sense of joy at coming together s to remember him.