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Synonyms for crosier

a staff surmounted by a crook or cross carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office


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Just weeks ago Bobby Crosier was a happy, healthy two-yearold who was enjoying a bank holiday break with his mum and dad at a caravan in County Durham.
In this wide-ranging book brimming with new research, Michael Hayden examines a little known group of monastic churchmen: the Crosiers.
We function as the driver of innovation for next-generation sanitation practices," continues Crosier.
Crosier said he and co-founder Keith Kelly, CEO of the company, came up with the idea for the product when considering how poorly traditional mortgage loans serve all of their stakeholders, from borrowers to lenders, and the investors who purchase them on the secondary market.
Imran Pervais, 26, told organiser Callum Crosier they had only won PS10 after checking their tickets.
Despite a hat-trick from Matty Shaw Childwall Athletic (Joe Hunt and Duncan Walsh) went down 6-5 at home to Rainhill Rockets who netted through Josh Davies (2), Anthony Serch (2), Dillon Riley and Paul Crosier while Jack Birkenhead's treble was also in vain as Woolton lost 6-3 at home to BSG (Shaun Hurst 3, Gary Hyland, Luke Roland and Dean Irvine) who remain in third.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, centre, passes his crosier to The Very Rev Dr Robert Willis, Dean of Canterbury Cathedral in Kent
Kim Crosier dazzles with a pure, and highly individual, verbal gift.
The members of the Crosier and Miter Society need to realize that they hold no monopoly.
John Crosier, 75, who served for 16 years as president of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire, died Nov.
a ruby and gold-gilted crosier to cut the dark in four.
One year, many, many years ago, at a church now far, far away, the evening Christmas pageant ended with an elder dressed up in the minister's alb, complete with stole and a crosier.
The Cardinal's jewelled mitre with silk and gold thread inset with semi-precious stones can be seen alongside his robes, hat and shoes, his gold pectoral cross inset with gems, and a Victorian gothic-style crosier used by Newman.
The cardinal's crosier was placed on top of his casket with his hat carried ahead on a small table.
The union will also deliver protest letters to the Royal Mail's chief ex-ecutiveAdam Crosier, and business secretary Lord Mandelson, and will release thousands of balloons over Royal Mail workplaces across the UK as part of a day of action.