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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Pastoral Staff

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A staff used by a Bishop, as an ensign of his office, at all public Episcopal Ministrations. It is generally borne by his chaplain. The Pastoral Staff is made in the shape of a shepherd's crook and is frequently given to the Bishop at his consecration, to denote that he is then constituted a shepherd over the Flock of Christ. This use of the Pastoral Staff comes down to us from the most ancient times.


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Pastoral Staff'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/p/pastoral-staff.html. 1901.

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