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n. pl. cu·ra·cies
The office, duties, or term of office of a curate.

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n, pl -cies
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the office or position of curate
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(ˈkyʊər ə si)

n., pl. -cies.
the office or position of a curate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curacy - the position of a curate
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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[ˈkjʊərəsɪ] N (as parish priest) → curato m; (as assistant) → coadjutoría f
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n (Catholic) → Anstellung fals Kurat; (Protestant) → Anstellung fals Vikar(in)
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He was a priest, austere, grave, morose; one charged with souls; monsieur the archdeacon of Josas, the bishop's second acolyte, having charge of the two deaneries of Montlhéry, and Châteaufort, and one hundred and seventy-four country curacies. He was an imposing and sombre personage, before whom the choir boys in alb and in jacket trembled, as well as the machicots*, and the brothers of Saint-Augustine and the matutinal clerks of Notre-Dame, when he passed slowly beneath the lofty arches of the choir, majestic, thoughtful, with arms folded and his head so bent upon his breast that all one saw of his face was his large, bald brow.
Tim was ordained as a deacon in 1986 and a priest in 1987, and completed curacies at Mossley Hill Parish Church and St Helens Parish Church before serving as personal chaplain to Bishop of Liverpool David Sheppard, from 1991 to 1994.
He had two curacies in Thornhill (Dewsbury) and Halifax Parish Church and then was vicar of Scholes near Cleckheaton and Lightcliffe in Calderdale.
Cuddesdon followed, and, from 1960, curacies in Portsea, student chaplaincies at Portsmouth, a year in the Hartford, Connecticut, and then seven years as Vicar of St Saviour's, Folkestone.
Curacies at Roseberry and Surry Hills parishes made his part-time attendance at the Sydney Conservatorium logistically possible.
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The Diocese of Ontario Foundation will fund new ministries and programs, such as additional curacies, as well as clergy and lay training.
He spent 15 years in various curacies in England before being appointed chaplain to the Hudson's Bay Company.