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'''Superior''' can refer to three offices of service:
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'''''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 usually called a [[Superior (skete)|Superior]], 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, but has roles very similar to that of Abbot or Abbess.
  
  

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.


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