Superior

From OrthodoxWiki
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m
m (de-link)
 
(6 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Superior''' can refer to three offices of service
+
'''''Superior''''' can refer to three offices of service:
 
*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.
+
*The superior of a skete is usually called a Superior, but has roles very similar to that of Abbot or Abbess.
  
  
 
{{disambig}}
 
{{disambig}}
  
[[Category:Monasticism]]
+
[[Category:Monasteries]]

Latest revision as of 10:18, February 8, 2011

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.


Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox