Definition of parishioner
: a member or inhabitant of a parish
Examples of parishioner in a Sentence
the parishioners of First Baptist Church
Recent Examples of parishioner from the Web
Parishioners and community residents gathered at St. Nicholas Church on July 1 to bid a fond farewell to Father Jack Kennealy.
Camay Calloway Murphy, an active parishioner of St. John's, mentioned the celebration during Monday's Havre de Grace City Council meeting.
Parishioners at the North Hampton United Methodist Church recently set up a Blessings Box, filled with toiletries like toothbrushes, deodorant and shampoo, for anyone in need.
The guests range from Catholic parishioners to agnostics, and Jamel Oh trades jokes and quizzes them on Abrahamic religions.
By midday, the parishioners will have made 88 pans, each weighing 15 to 20 pure Greek pounds.
In their investigation, Davis Police found that Kirk-Coehlo was a fan of Dylan Roof, the mass murderer of nine African American parishioners at a church in Charleston, S.C.
A new paper by two political scientists adds a new layer to these long-standing stereotypes: Clergy tend to be even more partisan than their parishioners.
The National Catholic Reporter published a January article on the clash between Riehl and many parishioners in the church of about 250 families.
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Origin and Etymology of parishioner
Middle English parisshoner, probably modification of Anglo-French parochien, from paroche
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
PARISHIONER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parishioner for English Language Learners
: a person who goes to a particular local church : a person who belongs to a parish
PARISHIONER Defined for Kids
Definition of parishioner for Students
: a member of a particular church
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