The circuit or extent of a bishop's jurisdiction; the district in which a bishop exercises his ecclesiastical authority.
The area over which a Bishop has jurisdiction. We are part of the Diocese of Missouri, a community of about 51 parishes and missions from the Mississippi River west to the cities of Jefferson City, Columbia and Kirksville.
Latin diocesis, district, government (Greek dioikesis, administration) -- the district under a bishop's jurisdiction. A diocesan is the bishop of a diocese.
The district over which a bishop has authority
The area over which a Bishop has jurisdiction. The Church of Ascension & Holy Trinity is part of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio. (The northern half of the state is the Diocese of Ohio.) There are now 100 dioceses in the Episcopal Church (USA).
A regional grouping of parishes and other pastoral* ministries presided over by a bishop*. The bishop is called the ordinary of the diocese and may have one or more auxiliary or regional bishops to assist him, especially if the diocese is large. An archdiocese is a regional grouping of dioceses forming what is known as a province and presided over by an archbishop known as the metropolitan.
a unit of church organization; the spiritual domain under a bishop. A diocese may contain many parishes and churches.
the term for the local church, which usually exists in a particular geographical area and is headed by a bishop.
The distinct geographic area in which the Bishop has authority. Our Diocese encompasses the Province of New Brunswick.
A particular church, a fully organized ecclesiastical jurisdiction under the pastoral direction of a bishop as local Ordinary, with the cooperation and assistance of the priests and deacons.
The area of jurisdiction for an individual bishop. Some regions, such as Lincon, could develop substantial incomes, while others, such as St. Davids, were extremely poor.
A diocese is the area in which a Bishop's jurisdiction extends.
A sub division of the church consisting of a number of parishes, the priest in charge is usually a bishop.
a geographical area where the local Catholic community is grouped together under a bishop. The Catholic Church in England and Wales is divided into 22 dioceses. Each diocesan bishop exercises his authority autonomously though not in a totally independent manner. He must act in accordance with the norms of canon law, and in communion with the world-wide college of bishops and with its head, the Pope.
The local or "particular" church, referring to a geographically designated area in which Catholics, usually gathered in parishes, are united in faith and sacraments with their bishop, ordained in apostolic succession.
the main geographical unit of Church administration, governed by a Bishop.
a geographical unit
a group of parishes under the care of a single bishop
a local expression of the universal Church, and its local unity and cohesion serves to set forward the unifying and reconciling work of Christ himself through the relationship of priests and bishop in one ministry of service
an ordinary territorial division of the church headed by a bishop, who governs it in his own name
a portion of the People of God that, with their bishop, posess all the constitutive marks of the Catholic Church and are therefore a particular church in their own right rather than merely an administrative subdivision of the universal church
a portion of the people of God which is entrusted to a bishop to be shepherded by him with the cooperation of the presbytery
The see or jurisdiction of a bishop.
A church of a geographical region presided over by a bishop. In the Churches of the East, the term eparchy may be used.
a geographical area or district under the pastoral care of a Bishop.
A specific geographical area of the Catholic community that is under the authority of a bishop.
A diocese is made up of several local congregations with a bishop as its chief pastor. Since only a bishop can consecrate other bishops, ordain priests and deacons and confirm, the diocese is the basic local unit of the church. Depending on the number of Episcopalians, a state may have one or several dioceses. The legislative body of the diocese is an annual convention of clergy and lay deputies from each congregation.
A particular church and the area in which it is situated. A diocese has a bishop as its pastor and usually comprises a number of parishes, as well as missions, schools, charitable institutions, and so forth.
the area or district under the pastoral and administrative care of a bishop
A geographical designation of a collection of Episcopal parishes under the direction and guidance of a bishop.
an area of many parishes presided over by a bishop. ncyclical - a letter written from the pope addressed to the bishops.
a geographic area consisting of parishes (churches) led by the Bishop. ECA is part of the Diocese of El Camino Real.
A diocese is the fundamental unit of organization in the Episcopal Church. Dioceses consist of all congregations in a defined geographical area.
An administrative area of the church overseen by a bishop.
a district under the jurisdiction of a bishop, usually geographical
The district under a bishop or archbishop's jurisdiction
The territorial jurisdiction of a diocesan bishop. The term also refers to the congregations and church members of the diocese. Some persons insist that the diocese is the primary unit in the Episcopal Church.
A Catholic or Episcopal community, usually circumscribed territorially, entrusted to the pastoral care of a Bishop.
A diocese is made up of local congregations, in a given geographic area, with a diocesan bishop as its chief priest and pastor. The legislative arm is called the diocesan convention, composed of clergy and lay delegates from each congregation.
The Diocese is the fundamental unit of structure of the Anglican church. Every Diocese has a Bishop. A Diocese contains many churches, and normally Dioceses are combined into National Churches such as the The Episcopal Church, USA. Christ Church Cathedral is seat of the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio.
Territory under the jurisdiction of one Bishop.
A district subject to the jurisdiction of a Bishop/Archbishop. The name was derived from the administrative districts created by the Roman emperor Diocletian.
A territorial unit of administration, consisting of a number of individual parishes, under the pastoral oversight of a bishop.
A district which contains a cathedral.
in the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches, the district or churches that come under the care of a bishop
Area under the jurisdiction of a Bishop
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington. Often the word “diocese” is used in this Decree to refer to the Bishop and/or his representative.
A geographic area of the Church, governed by a bishop, embracing a number of parish communities.
All congregations within a given geographical area under the authority of the same bishop and are organized in accordance with the canons of the Church.