Translation of padre in Spanish:

padre

capellán, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɑdreɪ//ˈpɑːdreɪ//ˈpɑːdri/

noun

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    capellán masculine
    • It was in a spot like this that Illyn experienced the epiphany that led him to become God's padre of wild places.
    • He is a humble man and a down-to-earth padre, who displays respect for all he serves with, regardless of rank or background.
    • He kept close to his side a Church of Scotland padre, the Reverend George Duncan, who inadvertently reinforced his sense of divine inspiration.
    • While he is the Catholic Chaplain, and there are a number of other denominations among the coalition of the clergy, Father Pat believes the padres offer more than just spiritual guidance.
    • Later the padre and I wheeled the brass eagle lectern from the church to St Oswald's Church, Fulford, where it is still used.
    • The farther west the preachers and padres rode the less evidence they found of Christianity, not just in the rail towns but also in the frontier settlements a day's ride from the depots.
    • As the padre sat alongside the bed, he held the lad's hand.
    • The heartening thing about this (bishops, take note) was that padre could preach on this and he was well-received.
    • And that's how the padre, and his church, started receiving help from Americans.
    • All in all it was a most enjoyable evening for a very popular and gentle padre.
    • The countryside has changed little since Franciscan friars established the first of 22 missions in the area at the turn of the 18th century, and the native grapes were harvested for drinking at mass held by San Gabriel padres.
    • She wrote to the padre of the nearby church, and he knew of the team investigating the nearby crash site.
    • After noon mass, I asked padre for the sacrament of anointing since I have a bad cold and needed my voice for the weekend.
    • We had on the campus a little building which was the church, which we used as a little church, and we had our own padre, a young man by the name of Mike Brookes.
    • College padre Father David Kelly told how Anglican-raised Mr Hilder had decided to make the move to Catholicism two years ago after feeling ‘stronger and stronger’ about his beliefs.
    • Also part of the park, this was the last of California's missions; it remains one of the best preserved, with a simple chapel, padres ' quarters, and a garden.
    • Following the Spanish conquest of Mexico, Roman Catholic priests, called ‘friars’ or padres, spread northward into what today are the states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.