Difference between revisions of "Superior"

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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 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.