subprioress

subprioress

(ˌsʌbˈpraɪərɪs)
n
a nun junior to a prioress
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Pauline Trivinio, OSB, subprioress and adviser of the foundation.
She had been the subprioress of the community and the principal of our girls' academy--a leader all of her life.
Before dying, the Mother Superior entrusts Blanche to the care of Mother Marie of the Incarnation, a subprioress who repeatedly had argued that Blanche, whom she had adjudged incapable--even unworthy--of a vocation, should be dismissed.
CATHOLIC editor who is currently subprioress at Tautra Mariakloster (tautra.no) in Norway.