Definition: rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
Definition: rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
Sentences Containing 'pastoral'
The air is filled with the bleating of calves and sheep, and the hustling of oxen, as if a pastoral valley were going by.
It is plain that he had at one time an intention of dealing with the pastoral romances as he had dealt with the books of chivalry, and but for Avellaneda he would have tried to carry it out.
Sancho followed on Dapple, together with all the members of the pastoral gathering, eager to see what would be the upshot of his vainglorious and extraordinary proposal.
And then if among all these different sorts of music that of the albogues is heard, almost all the pastoral instruments will be there."
During the railway construction in the Lake Superior area, he became known as the Apostle of the Railway Builders, providing pastoral services to the camps.
He received the order of deacon by the venerable archbishop Mesrobe Magistros D.D. who was on a pastoral visit.
He set the French Empress in a pastoral setting gathering flowers in a harmonious circle with her ladies in waiting.
Charles Cooke Hunt was the first European to visit the area in 1864 when he established a track through the area to the eastern pastoral regions.
These pastoral people have historically engaged in razzia raids on livestock.
OFSTED rated the pastoral care given to students as excellent.
The house structure ensures high quality pastoral care and promotes sporting, cultural, musical, and academic projects.
A van reading "Pastoral Greenery" soon pulls up to Parkette's home.
Several of his works are doubtless monuments of these pastoral labors, e.g. the catechetical lectures, the "ecthesis," and possibly the treatise on "Persian Magic."
Paul Seminary, as the Episcopal Advisor of the Serra Club, and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Pastoral Life Center.
Most of Grose’s exeunt work depicts pastoral landscapes, or romantic scenes with ruins.
The year 1977 marked the first pastoral visit by Pope Shenouda III to the US and Canada, including St.
Brinsley after this exercised his pastoral duties in Lothingland, and, through the interest of Sir John Wentworth of Somerleyton Hall, was appointed to the cure of the parish of Somerleyton.
Ritter then issued a pastoral letter in which he warned that any Catholic who brought him to court would incur excommunication; the group subsequently decided to take no action against him.
Rohlman engaged in pastoral work in Dubuque before attending The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC with a view to becoming a missionary.
He is presently a member of the Diocese of Superior Pastoral Council.
He also undertook a pastoral role, introducing visits to ordinary firemen and their families by the London City Mission.
Most of the canton is pastoral, this despite being mountainous.
On 22 April 2013, it was announced that a third archdeacon had been appointed pending a pastoral reorganisation.
In the course of his pastoral care, he found that many of the girls who came to him to make their First Communion had little or no knowledge of the Catholic faith.
A common theme picked up on by reviewers after the album's release is that of the pastoral and organic.
In addition to his pastoral duties, he served as diocesan director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith and as vicar for religious.
In Eastern Christian liturgical and pastoral tradition the three sacraments or mysteries of initiation are always celebrated together.
The administrator of the Archdiocese of Salzburg, Leopold Maximilian von Firmian tried unsuccessfully on his pastoral visitations during the summer of 1819 to convince the Manharter that they were in error.
His endeavours in the course of a pastoral tour made through Brixenthal in 1824, and his appeals to them in a pastoral letter of 25 May 1825, failed, but he obtained their promise to believe in and to obey him, provided the pope himself should declare that he was their lawful bishop.
In 1970 he went to Manila to study for a year at the East Asian Pastoral Institute.
In the German Empire, all of the Roman Catholic bishops joined in issuing a pastoral letter attacking modern fashions.
In 1914 he returned to pastoral duties at St Anne's church in Ryde, New South Wales.
He is best known for his paintings and ectchings of rustic and pastoral landscapes and subjects, with both animals and peasants playing a dominating role over the landscape.
The British Government founded the Swan River Colony in 1829 with the intention of establishing the colony with an agricultural and pastoral base.
In 1864 he published "Kilmahoe, a Highland Pastoral", and in 1868 he republished some articles under the name of "Studies in Poetry and Philosophy".
Any pursuit of the true pastoral duties by clergymen became punishable by law.
He went on to do pastoral work without any legal papers.
The pastoral residence, a brick structure, was erected after the church was completed.
Through this period, Harringay had been transformed from a mainly forested area to a pastoral one.
Housemasters are concerned with the academic and pastoral development of boys under their care.
He persevered in fulfilling his pastoral task in the area which was entrusted to him.
In 1998, Margaret Bruce, a Pastoral Associate at St.
Most of these raids had taken place in pastoral areas of Loyoro, northeast of Kaabong.
Under his leadership in 1990, the bishops drafted a "Social pastoral letter of the Catholic bishops of Austria".
Rev. Nevin retired from his pastoral services on Sunday, June 1, 2008.
Saliège read his famous Pastoral letter the following Sunday.
Pastoral Care at Iona underpins all facets of College life.
Our Pastoral structure is horizontal by nature.
The College House system plays a significant role in the Pastoral Care of students.
One is the Pastoral Activities Co-Coordinating wing, which deals with Pastoral activities of the Church in general. The other wing is the Social and Development Coordination wing, which mainly deals with the Socio- economic and Development promotion activities of the Church within the jurisdiction of the Eparchy.
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