Superior

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*The superior of a male monastery is called an [[Abbot]].
 
*The superior of a male monastery is called an [[Abbot]].
 
*The superior of a female monastery is called an [[Abbess]].
 
*The superior of a female monastery is called an [[Abbess]].
*The superior of a skete is called a [[Superior (skete)]], but has roles very similar to that of Abbot or Abbess.
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*The superior of a skete is usually called a [[Superior (skete)|Superior]], but has roles very similar to that of Abbot or Abbess.
  
  

Revision as of 23:09, May 6, 2006

Superior can refer to three offices of service:

  • The superior of a male monastery is called an Abbot.
  • The superior of a female monastery is called an Abbess.
  • The superior of a skete is usually called a Superior, but has roles very similar to that of Abbot or Abbess.


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