Vicar vs. Priest

Vicar vs. Priest — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Vicar and Priest

Vicarnoun

An Anglican parish priest in a parish where historically someone other than the priest was entitled to the tithes.

Priestnoun

In many Christian churches, a member of the second grade of clergy ranking below a bishop but above a deacon and having authority to administer the sacraments.

Vicarnoun

A cleric in charge of a chapel in the Episcopal Church of the United States.

Priestnoun

A person having the authority to perform and administer religious rites.

Vicarnoun

An Anglican or Roman Catholic cleric who acts for or represents another, often higher-ranking member of the clergy.

Priestverb

To ordain or admit to the priesthood.

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Vicarnoun

In the Church of England, the priest of a parish, receiving a salary or stipend but not tithes.

Priestnoun

a religious clergyman (clergywoman, clergyperson) who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple

The priest at the Catholic church heard his confession.The Shinto priest burnt incense for his ancestors.The Israelite priests were descended from Moses' brother Aaron.

Vicarnoun

In the Roman Catholic and some other churches, a cleric acting as local representative of a higher ranking member of the clergy.

Priestnoun

a blunt tool, used for quickly stunning and killing fish

Vicarnoun

A person acting on behalf of, or representing, another person.

Priestnoun

(Mormonism) the highest office in the Aaronic priesthood

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Vicarnoun

a Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman

Priestverb

(transitive) To ordain as a priest.

Vicarnoun

(Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel

Priestnoun

a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders

Vicarnoun

(Church of England) a clergyman appointed to act as priest of a parish

Priestnoun

a spiritual leader in a non-Christian religion