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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Ease, Chapel of

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A church or chapel built in an outlying district of a parish, so called because intended to relieve the parish church and accommodate the parishioners living at a distance from it. Today they are called succursal churches. The clergy in charge act as vicars of the parish priest. Ordinarily such churches and chapels may not have a baptismal font or a cemetery independently of the parish church; nor may reserved parochial functions, such as Baptism and marriage, be performed in them without the permission of the pastor. For the convenience of the faithful, however, the bishop may permit, or even order, that a baptismal font be placed in such churches (canon 174, § 2). Frequently such chapels of ease develop into independent parish churches.

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Entry for 'Ease, Chapel of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/e/ease-chapel-of.html. 1910.

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