diocesan curate

noun

1
: a clergyman of the Church of Ireland at the disposal of the bishop to give help in emergencies to parish clergy
2
: an assistant priest to a pastor appointed by the bishop of a diocese

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“Diocesan curate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diocesan%20curate. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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