Usage examples for diocese

  1. The Chapter, fully alive to the critical nature of the situation, drew up a memorandum, dated 5th February 1543, in which they showed good reasons why Bucer could not be tolerated as a minister of religion in the diocese. – Studies from Court and Cloister by J.M. Stone
  2. After that Mr. Clavering hunted no more, and never spoke a good word to any one of the bishop of his diocese. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  3. Every priest who belonged to the Order received universal jurisdiction subject to the bishop, if any, of the diocese in which he might be; mass might be said on any day of the year of the Five Wounds, or the Resurrection, or Our Lady; and all had the privilege of the portable altar, now permitted to be wood. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  4. The Bishop of Norwich was always on the move when he was in his diocese; his most favourite places of residence were North Elmham and Gaywood; at both of these places he had a palace and a park; that meant that there were deer there and hunting, and all the good and evil that seems to be inseparable from haunches of vension. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  5. As often as the spiritual wants of the Armenian Roman Catholics of the newly- instituted diocese of Kherson shall require it, the bishop, besides the means hitherto employed for this purpose, may send priests as missionaries, and the government will supply the funds that shall be necessary for their journeys and sustenance. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  6. The woman who died had been the wife of one of the largest farmers in the diocese. – A Little Book for Christmas by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  7. And it was in this season that Victoria and Austen were married, in a little church at Tunbridge, near Fairview, by the bishop of the diocese, who was one of Victoria's dearest friends. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  8. But the story of 'a parson- publican' was soon conveyed to the Archdeacon of the diocese, who at the next visitation endeavoured to find out the truth of the matter. – Yorkshire Painted And Described by Gordon Home
  9. The pope claimed the right to transfer a bishop from one diocese to another and to settle all disputed elections. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  10. The bishop of the diocese had specially complimented her for her active devotion to that holy work which falls somewhat heavily upon the only daughter of a widowed rector. – John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3) by Mary E. Braddon
  11. The thirty- six commissioners made a show of submission; and their most faithful ecclesiastical ally, Robert Lecocq, Bishop of Laon, returned to his diocese. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  12. At noon we were waited upon by a committee, representing the town, who informed us that they appreciated the lofty honor which was conferred on the place by our presence, and stated that, realizing that we had brought with us letters from the President of the Republic and from the Archbishop of the diocese, they desired not to be lacking in the respect due to such distinguished visitors. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  13. A short time after my ordination I was told by a senior clergyman of the diocese how to act towards the people. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  14. 163. " The same is notified in the notablest places in the diocese." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown