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curate in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcuratecu‧rate1 /ˈkjʊərət $ ˈkjʊr-/ noun [countable]  1 RRCa priest of the lowest rank, whose job is to help the priest who is in charge of an area2 curate’s egg
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curateHe served briefly as a curate before teaching at St Patrick's seminary at Maynooth.He entered Chichester Theological College and later became a curate in Lincolnshire.It was clear that he was no ordinary curate.He looks and sounds like the second curate in a three-priest parish, and his speciality was killing silently.The curate was troubled by the conflict between his love of biblical study and the chores of the parish.