Definition of deanery
: the office, jurisdiction, or official residence of a clerical dean
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Those ideas were then brought to one of four deaneries held in February, which parsed the information down even further, said the Rev. Michael Yadron, pastor for St. Thomas More in Munster and one of the deans.
Recommendations were originally expected early this year, but an announcement was delayed to accommodate further meetings with deaneries and local parish representatives.
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