Examples of parish in a Sentence
The parish will be getting a new priest soon.
The parish has grown significantly in the last three years.
Recent Examples of parish from the Web
About 500 people were rescued Monday night and Tuesday morning across Calcasieu Parish, including many in Lake Charles, according to parish spokesman Tom Hoefer.
About 55 percent of them -- 19,500 inmates -- are kept in local parish jails by sheriffs that get paid by the prison system to house them.
Pell entered the courthouse flanked by Victoria state police, and received a smattering of applause from several members of a local parish who attended the hearing to support the cardinal.
The entire town, including students, is home to only around 20,000, meaning one in 12 people in this civil parish in northern Fife crossed the Atlantic to go to school.
In the meantime, Harrison, along with other members of the parish, will be taking the icon to Streator to bless graves of deceased members of the Church of Three Hierarchs.
Father Jack, as he is known in the parish, has been pastor at St. Nicholas since 2011.
In a nearby parish is Belle River, a fishing community of 107 households on the edge of the Atchafalaya Basin, the largest bottomland hardwood swamp in America.
A Raytown man who worked or volunteered at two area churches was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison without parole for embezzling more than $86,000 from those parishes.
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Origin and Etymology of parish
PARISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parish for English Language Learners
: an area that has its own local church and priest or minister
: the group of people who go to the church in a particular area
: an area in Louisiana that is like a county
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