Translation of parish in Spanish:

parish

parroquia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛrɪʃ//ˈparɪʃ/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1Religion
      (area)

      parroquia feminine
      (newsletter/community) (before noun) parroquial
      • The duties of the post include regular meetings of the clergy of the 12 parishes in the deanery and advising and helping churchwardens of parishes without a parish priest.
      • ‘It was news to the pastors in the parishes,’ Shea remembers.
      • Six Colorado parishes have left the church to join the Anglican Mission in America, the organization headed by the two bishops ordained in Singapore.
      • Conservative Protestant churches and Catholic parishes have done better - 8 and 20 percent respectively.
      • Still, when properly led by a personally secure, sensitive, and open pastor, parishes generate levels of enthusiasm and commitment seldom matched in human community.
      • Many of these lay candidates are already deeply involved in church ministry: in parishes, on diocesan staffs, as chaplains on campuses, in hospitals, and in jails.
      • Readings and Prayers of the Faithful were done by parishioners from all churches in the parish.
      • The closing and merging of parishes also offer church leaders the opportunity to rethink how best to minister to Catholics.
      • The conference sought support for the creation of a new network of parishes within the church.
      • We should pray for renewal explicitly, as individuals, small Christian communities, parishes, and dioceses.
      • In the mainline churches, certain parishes have refused pastoral care to victims and their families.
      • In fact, many, many Catholic women who are devout and active in their parishes think church leaders hate women, and they respond in kind.
      • Pastors have seen entire parishes change simply by teaching their people to give their lives to Jesus each morning and each night.
      • For the past twelve years, I served as the pastor of a large parish in the heart of Chicago.
      • Each diocese was then divided into parishes, with each parish containing just one church.
      • They worry over the fact that their parish now has one priest though it formerly had three.
      • The dissident priests and parishes are opposed to the church's blessing of same-sex unions.
      • Evangelicals claim to contribute more than 40% of the £400 million raised for the church by parishes each year.
      • The report accuses the church of allowing white parishes and parishioners to be favoured at the expense of their black brothers and sisters.
      • The bishops should also seriously consider individual school boards in parishes where pastors do not have the time or the interest to commit to the local school.

    • 1.2Religion
      (residents)

      parroquia feminine

  • 2

    Politics
    distrito masculine
    • Covering 3,000 miles and nine states in eight days, the probing biker figured there could be useful lessons to be learned for his role representing the sprawling rural parishes of Whinfell.
    • Several parishes within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty have expressed an interest in having a modern version of the lengthsman working in their areas.
    • In the years since she has kept away from local politics, save appearances as a Leven parish councillor.
    • I was a townie and it shows me getting to know rural parishes.
    • Some rural parishes might be of the opinion that that situation already exists.
    • Euro opponents are being urged to force local votes in parishes or towns on the issue by the Campaign Alliance for Referendums in Parishes.
    • It is a shame that our parish councillors are so unaware of the development of the communities they represent.
    • Over £16,000 has been awarded over the next two years to take roadshows to the rural parishes and islands to engage older people in activities to benefit their health and well-being.
    • Roy has been actively involved in the community for a long time, having been a parish councillor for 53 years.
    • Controversy surrounds the spelling of a rural parish's name after a new sign left some scratching their heads.
    • There's a strange phenomenon taking place in sizeable town parishes in rural Ireland.
    • Ryther parish councillor Malcolm Fisher said the village badly needed a pumping station on the floodbank.
    • It does not take a mathematical genius to realise that there is not enough room in Swindon for this scale of development and so it must go outwards into the green areas around Swindon and also into all the neighbouring towns and parishes.
    • Kilgobinet is just part of a rural parish a few miles out the road from town.
    • Hurling supporters in neighbouring parishes are scouring local GAA officials in the hope of getting a ticket to the September 12 Final.
    • The children were drawn from the other parishes in the area, not just Harvington itself, and organisers were pleased to see how quickly they all adapted to, and worked with, each other.
    • He is supporting rural parishes and helping others to understand and help the present farming crisis.
    • We hope this service will help unite the local parishes into a cohesive unit speaking with one voice, something that is sadly lacking over the years.
    • The great majority inhabited 40,000 rural communities or parishes with an average of about 600 residents.
    • The Marlborough community area comprises 26 parishes in the north east of the Kennet district.