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  • noun Plural form of rector.

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Examples

  • Priests who preside over missions or quasi-parishes are called rectors: in England and the United States they are removable and irremovable, or permanent.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • In ancient times bishops as rulers of cities and provinces, especially in the Papal States, were called rectors; also administrators of the patrimony of the Church

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • As the rectors are the immediate custodians of the parochial property, it is their duty to keep it in proper repair.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • The cardinals were also grand-inquisitors, likewise the "rectors" in the States of the Church.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • "It all came out in the meetin 'to-day, and the d'rectors' re sayin 'that you hadn't ort to be allowed to run loose any longer."

    Branded

  • Keeping up with both worship and parish life requires the full-time attention of a rector, a vicar, three associate rectors, one assistant rector, and three lay associates, as well as an additional thirty-three full-time and eleven part-time staff members.

    American Grace

  • Subsequently, accompanied by President cKlaus and his wife, the Pope visited the Spanish Hall for a brief concert by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, after which he met the country's political and administrative authorities, the diplomatic corps, university rectors and various representatives from the civil, business and cultural worlds of the Czech Republic.

    Atheism

  • Subsequently, accompanied by President cKlaus and his wife, the Pope visited the Spanish Hall for a brief concert by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, after which he met the country's political and administrative authorities, the diplomatic corps, university rectors and various representatives from the civil, business and cultural worlds of the Czech Republic.

    Benedict XVI on Europe, Communism, hope, faith, and freedom

  • Subsequently, accompanied by President cKlaus and his wife, the Pope visited the Spanish Hall for a brief concert by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, after which he met the country's political and administrative authorities, the diplomatic corps, university rectors and various representatives from the civil, business and cultural worlds of the Czech Republic.

    History

  • Subsequently, accompanied by President cKlaus and his wife, the Pope visited the Spanish Hall for a brief concert by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, after which he met the country's political and administrative authorities, the diplomatic corps, university rectors and various representatives from the civil, business and cultural worlds of the Czech Republic.

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