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  Canon (priest) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally, a canon was a cleric living with others in a clergyhouse or, later, in one of the houses within the precinct or close of a cathedral and ordering his life according to the orders or rules of the church.
One of the functions of the cathedral canons in the Roman Catholic Church is to elect a Vicar Capitular to serve during a sede vacante period of the diocese.
A canon is a member of the chapter of priests, headed by a Dean, which is responsible for administering a cathedral or certain other churches that are styled collegiate church.
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 CATHEDRAL - LoveToKnow Article on CATHEDRAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By the canon law the bishop is regarded as the pastor of the cathedral church, the parochia of which is his diocese.
In England the dean was the head of all the secular cathedral churches, and was originally elected by the chapter and confirmed in office by the bishop.
Besides the dignitaries there were the ordinary canons, each of whom, as a rule, held a separate prebend or endowment, besides receiving his share of the common funds of the church.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Canons and Canonesses Regular
A long dissertation on the dress of the canons regular was presented to the pope by jurisconsult, Zaccaria Ferreri, who maintained that, with the exception of the rochet, the canons regular, like the secular clergy, had no fixed dress.
To this we may add that when a controversy arose between the Benedictine monks and the canons regular with regard to precedence, the question was settled by Pius V in favour of the canons, on account of their Apostolic origin.
The Canons Regular of the Lateran Congregation are at Bodmin, Truro, St. Ives, and Newquay, in Cornwall; at Spettisbury and Swanage, in dorsetshire; at Stroud Green and Eltahm, in London.
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From the outset, the canons who are members of the Chapter were to meet in the choir of the cathedral in order to sing the daily service.
Canons are appointed by the bishop according to their past or present responsibilities in the diocese.
The secular canons, who live in the world, live on an income called prebend whereas the honorary canons, who have no say in the matter, do not benefit of such a prebend.
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 Christian History Handbook: Medieval: Lecture Fourteen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While many of the canons continued to remain a part of the resident cathedral chapter, the practice of requiring the chapter membership to adhere to a rule had fallen into disuse during the crisis of the ninth and tenth centuries.
Although the assignment of canons to their places of service was theoretically the responsibility of the bishop, in the eleventh century there were still cases where local seigneurs and warlords in Italy or western Frankland were guilty of manipulating the church's rules to suit themselves.
When canonical elections of the bishop were established early in the twelfth century, it was typical for the selection to fall on a member of the cathedral chapter.
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 Minnesota Canon I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They should not be rejected by any secular court due to their dual nature as a part of the Canon Law of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese, but rather read and interpreted to the greatest degree possible as secular legal instruments intending secular, as well as canonical, legal consequences.
The Consistory Court is an extension of the apostolic and canonical judicial authority of the Bishop.
Proceedings under Title IV and these Canons are neither secular nor criminal, but are private and ecclesiastical in nature and represent determinations by this Church of who may serve as a member of the Clergy of this Church, and are part of the intrinsic polity and order of this hierarchical Church.
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 CULDEES - LoveToKnow Article on CULDEES
In 816 it was confirmed, with.certain modifications, by the synod of Aix-la-Chapelle, and became the law for collegiate and cathedral churches in the Frankish empire.
The features of their life in Scotland, which is the most important epoch in the history of the order, seem to resemble closely those of the secular canons of England and the continent.
Those who declined were allowed a life-rent of their revenues and lingered on as a separate but ever-dwindling body till the beginning of the 14th century, when, excluded from voting at the election of the bishop, they disappear from history.
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 Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Sweden, Uppsala was originally Benedictine, but was secularized about 1250, and it was ordered that each of the cathedral churches of Sweden should have a chapter of at least fifteen secular canons.
In France monastic chapters were very common, but nearly all the monastic cathedral churches there had been changed to churches of secular canons before the 17th century.
One of the latest to be so changed was that of Seez, in Normandy, which was Augustinian till 1547, when Pope Paul III dispensed the members from their vows, and constituted them a chapter of secular canons.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Second Lateran Council
Canons 6, 7, 11: Condemnation and repression of marriage and concubinage among priests, deacons, subdeacons, monks, and nuns.
Canon 10: Excommunication of laymen who fail to Pay the tithes due the bishops, or who do not surrender to the latter the churches of which they retain possession, whether received from bishops, or obtained from princes or other persons.
Canon 28: No church must be left vacant more than three years from the death of the bishop; anathema is pronounced against those (secular) canons who exclude from episcopal election "persons of piety" -- i.
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The second canon which imposes a positive though unspecified obligation on the faithful in regard to education is Canon 799, which is drawn from the same section of the 1983 Code as is Canon 797.
Canon 799 states "The Christian faithful are to strive so that the laws which regulate the formation of youth in society provide a religious and moral education in the schools themselves, in accord with the conscience of the parents.
Having concluded that there are indeed canonical obligations on the part of the faithful to see to it that civil society recognizes the rights of parents in education, we hasten to add, as indicated earlier, that these obligations are not specified and hence open to considerable flexibility in interpretation and implementation.
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 Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series II, Vol. XIV
The XXX Canons of the Holy and Fourth Synods, of Chalcedon.
Canon X. IT shall not be lawful for a clergyman to be at the same time enrolled in the churches of two cities, that is, in the church in which he was at first ordained, and in another to which, because it is greater, he has removed from lust of empty honour.
The tenth and thirty-first canons of the Synod of Laodicea and the second of the Sixth Synod in Trullo, and this present canon forbid one of the orthodox to be joined in marriage with a woman who is a heretic, or vice versa.
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 Canons Regular and Canonical Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bynum bases her analysis on those treatises which were composed for internal use by canons regular, for the formation of novices, etc., rather than on the polemical works which argued the relative merits of each kind of life.
Another example of the difference between monastic and canonical authors is that the latter (canons) see silence as a preparation for fruitful discourse while monastic authors see silence as a good in itself or as a preparation for discourse with God (p.
The Rule of St. Augustine itself "stresses the responsibility of members of the community for each other, implying that brothers ought to aid their fellows by word and that an individual is responsible for the effect of his behavior on the spiritual growth of his neighbors" (p.
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 CHRISTCHURCH - LoveToKnow Article on CHRISTCHURCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The borough was summoned to send representatives to parliament in 1307 and 1308, but no returns are registered until 1572, from which date it was represented by two members until the Reform Act of 1832 reduced the number to one.
The secular canons of the church of Holy Trinity held valuable possessions in Hampshire at the time of Edward the Confessor, including a portion of Christchurch, and in 1150 the establishment was constituted a priory of regular canons of St Augustine.
Baldwin de Redvers confirmed the canons in their right to the first salmon caught every year and the tolls of Trinity fair.
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 Woman Under Monasticism
The importance of canonical orders, so far as women are concerned, lies in the fact that the 12th century witnessed the foundation of a number of religious settlements for both sexes, in which the men lived as canons and the women as nuns.
The founders of the orders of combined canons and nuns tried to save women from drifting into and swelling a class, the existence of which was felt to be injurious to social life, by preaching against a dissolute life and by receiving all persons into their settlements regardless of their antecedents.
Secular monks or laymen took possession of them, and [202] when they were expelled, the Church claimed the land, or the settlement was restored to the use of monks.
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 Touring Monastic Yorkshire on Britannia: Middleham Collegiate Church
The history of the present church of largely 14th century construction is inextricably linked to the residents of the nearby castle: the great Neville family and latterly, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who ascended the throne as King Richard III.
He established a College of Secular Canons here in 1478 and, as a Royal peculiar outside normal ecclesiastical jurisdiction, it miraculously survived the Reformation.
A Dean and Canons, amongst them the author, Charles Kingsley, were appointed right up until 1845 when a special Act of Parliament had to be passed to abolish the college.
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 St. George's Chapel > Today > Dean & Canons
The Canon Steward is responsible for the fabric of the Chapel and the 55 domestic buildings which lie on the north west side of the Castle.
The Canon Chaplain, having direct concern for visitors to the Chapel, is responsible for the Chapel Stewards and their ministry, and for the pastoral care of the worshipping community.
The Reverend Canon Dr Hueston Finlay, formerly Dean of Chapel and Director of Studies at Magdalene College, Cambridge, was installed as Canon of Windsor on 25 September 2004.
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 Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At Strasbourg and many places in Germany, and in many imposing churches of England, the cathedral is called Münster (monasterium), (English Minster) because some cathedrals were served by canons living in community.
In view of this, canon lawyers sometimes speak of the cathedral church as the one church of the diocese, and all others are deemed chapels in their relation to it.
One of the latest to be so changed was that of, in Normandy, which was Augustinian till 1547, when Pope Paul III dispensed the members from their vows, and constituted them a chapter of secular canons.
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After the destruction of the monastery by the Danes, a chapter of secular canons was founded By King Athelstan in gratitude for his victory at Brunanburh (937), as he had visited the shrine on his march north.
Its banner was placed on the standard at the "battle of the Standard" (1138), and it was further honoured after the victory of Agincourt, which was won on the feast of the translation of St. John (25 October, 1415), and was attributed by Henry V to that saint's intercession (Lyndwode, "Provinciale", II, "Anglicanae").
The chapter being secular, the minster escaped the ruin that fell on the monasteries under Henry VIII, but was dissolved in 1547 under the "Colleges and Chantries Act" of Edward VI.
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 Encyclopedia: Abbeys and priories in England
Mary Magdalene, which probably means Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha.
This is not the 6th century bishop of Paris, canonized as Saint Germain of Paris, who founded an abbey in the fields near Paris, now the church of Saint-Germain-des-Pres.
Early History Cartmel Priory, at Cartmel, Cumbria in the north of England, was founded in 1190 by William Marshal, later 2nd Earl of Pembroke for the Augustinian Canons and dedicated to Saint Mary the Virgin and Saint Michael.
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Of course not all Bishops and Chapters agreed, and although there was agreement that the communal ministry should be extended as far as possible, it would not prove practical to deprive all clergy of their benefices, and apply the reform universally.
A small number of the Canons from that priory would continue on as secular clergy, the last of them dying in1851.
All of the Canons at Calatayud are now classed as honorary, the Order of Canons Regular of Augustinian Observance having passed into history.
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 Encyclopedia: List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom
(1541-present, joint with Bristol 1836-1897) (double monastery 681, secular canons 823, Benedictine priory 1022-1539) formerly dedicated to St.
(604-present) (secular canons 604-1080, Benedictine priory 1080-1540) formerly dedicated to St.
(997-present) (secular canons 997, Benedictine priory 1093-1540) originally dedicated to St.
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 St. Anne\'s Cathedral Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From this Latin root come the German languageGerman word for a cathedral, ''Dom'' (a ''Domherr'' being a German Canon (priest)canon), as well as the Italian languageItalian'' Duomo''.
At Strasbourg and many places in Germany, and in many imposing churches of England, the cathedral is called ''Münster'' (''monasterium''), (English Minster (cathedral)''Minster'') because some cathedrals were served by canons living in community.
During the 10th century10th and 11th century11th centuries, the cathedral clergy became more definitely organized, and were divided into two classes.
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the latter enlarged the foundation of the church and established a college of secular canons.
In 1060 the church was solemnly dedicated to the Holy Cross by Cynesige, Archbishop of York, and Wlwin became its first dean.
The secular canons were displaced in 1177 by Henry II in favour of Augustinian Canons, and a prior was appointed.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines - Carlisle Cathedral
In 1292 a fire did a lot of damage and in the Civil War soldiers butchered the nave for fortification building material.
The original collegiate church was founded by secular canons in 1092 and were replaced by Augustinian canons in 1123.
Secular canons founded a collegiate church at Carlisle.
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 List of cathedrals in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(1542-present) (trns from Osney 1546) (nuns 727, secular canons 1004, Augustinian priory 1122-1524) formerly dedicated to St.
(560-present) (secular canons monastery 1107); originally dedicated to St.
580-present) (secular canons 1116); originally dedicated to St.
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 Homage to Johannes Ciconia (ca. 1370-1412)
The musicians of Project Ars Nova really know how to perform the music, presenting it in a way that shows they have it in their blood, communicating their sense of excitement in what was and remains some of the most thrilling music written around 1400.
In 1950, Willi Apel published a remarkable collection entitled "French Secular Music of the Late Fourteenth Century", containing music that had previously been virtually unknown, not only to the general public but to most music historians as well.
At a time when twentieth century music was undergoing a veritable explosion in both tonal and rhythmic complexity, it came as a stunning surprise for many to find pieces written around 1400 that were rhythmically as wild as anything that was being written in 1950.
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 Britannia Biographies: St. Oswald of Worcester, Archbishop of York
He was sent by Archbishop Oda to Winchester, where the lives of the secular canons by no means satisfied him; and he accordingly transferred himself to the famous Benedictine Monastery of Fleury, where he took the vows, and was afterwards ordained.
On the death of Oda, in AD 958, he returned to England and was warmly received by Archbishop Oskytel of York, who had not long become the head of the Northern Province.
He joined cordially in the endeavours of Dunstan to this effect and was raised, by his influence, to the see of Worcester in AD 961.
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