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Mission-Parish

A mission is a worshipping community that is to some extent financially dependent on the diocese. Technically, the diocesan bishop is the rector of a mission. The bishop then appoints a priest in charge to provide worship and spiritual formation for the members of the community and to lead the mission in its day-to-day operation. That priest is called the vicar. The group that makes the decisions about the operation of the mission is called the Bishop’s Committee. It is composed of lay members who regularly attend the worship services at the mission.  Read more


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