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Synonyms for dean

faculty head


Words related to dean

an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college

United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)

a man who is the senior member of a group


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(Roman Catholic Church) the head of the College of Cardinals

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The Rev Leigh Richardson at St Peter's Church, who is Area Dean of Carmarthen, said most churchgoers park at St Peter's car park, and that talks to reach a compromise with the council meant service times had been changed.
THE Rev Adele Kelham, Area Dean of Sedgefield and SSM Priest in Charge of Bishop Middleham, St Michael's (Diocese of Durham), is moving to Switzerland to become Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Lausanne.
Davies is the area Dean of Cardiff and has been vicar of St Paul's in Grangetown for more then 30 years.
A large crowd gathered in glorious weather for the service, led by area dean, the Rev Michael Jones.
30pm, will be led by the Bishop of St Asaph, the Right Reverend Gregory K Cameron and the Dean of St Asaph, the Very Reverend Nigel Williams Rev Quentin Bellamy, who was ordained in St Asaph Cathedral in 1990 and has served in Rhyl, Llay and is currently Vicar of Prestatyn and Area Dean of St Asaph will become a Cursal Canon.
Canon Rev Roger Driver, the area dean of Bootle, said that poorer families were already struggling to pay funeral costs, which average at around PS3,200.
The 49-year-old is Rector of the parishes of Llanbedrog and Llannor with Llanengan and Llangian, and Area Dean of Llyen and Eifionnydd.
The Archdeacon of Coventry, the Venerable Ian Watson, and area dean Reverend Ruth Walker also attended the ceremony.
The statement was signed by the Rev Dr Toby Howarth and Rev Henriette Howarth of St Christopher, Springfield; Rev Peter Smith, Christchurch, Ward End, the Area Dean Yardley and Bordesley Deanery; Rev Lorraine Dickson, Deanery Missioner; Rev John Self, St John, Sparkhill; Fr Barry Smart, All Saints, Small Heath; Rev Simon Cartwright, St Margaret, Ward End and Fr Allan Townsend, St Saviour, Saltley.
In fact, the plasters are for his companion and guide the Rt Rev Mayes, Area Dean of Coleshill and parish priest of Water Orton.
THE Rev John Richard Dobson, area Dean of Darlington and vicar of Blackwell All Saints and Salutation, Diocese of Durham, is also to become Priest in Charge of Coniscliffe St Edwin from November 2.
Davies, the Area Dean of Cardiff, was banned from entering the city unless he has an appointment with his solicitor.
Area Dean, The Rev Michael Jones said: "I was delighted by the support for this event.
Chair of Ysgol Llanbedr governors and Area Dean for Dyffryn Clwyd, the Rev Philip Chew, said he was extremely disappointed by the decision.
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