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noun as in father

noun as in father

noun as in parson

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In an interview this week, Kyle Swanson, Padre Dam Municipal Water District’s new general manager, said there is positive progress toward a new deal.

In a May letter, Kyle Swanson, Padre Dam’s incoming general manager, disagreed with that estimate saying the analysis provides a “highly inaccurate picture” of the cost of their project to the rest of the region.

“Mireles is someone capable of moving the nation, and moving it toward justice,” says the padre.

Padre Goyo has reorganized his CCRISTOS as more of a community service group, he says.

“No, the church has to be on the side of the most disadvantaged, of the poorest, of the helpless,” the padre tells us.

“I believe we are in the hour of the debacle of the institutions, they cannot be any more rotten,” said Padre Goyo.

Padre Goyo, with his clerical collar and his bulletproof vest, is an icon for those fighting drugs and corruption.

The Padre Manoel Gomez received us very kindly, and our pic-nic was spread in the ample veranda of his parsonage.

Padre Marchi first rejected this theory of construction, and the brothers De Rossi have completely refuted it.

The Padre Jose, who is the chaplain, is also the overseer of the estate; a combination of offices that I find is usual here.

This opinion, however, has been since refuted in an able monograph on the subject by Padre Garrucci.

"I am not mad, Padre, and I will trouble you not to employ such language toward me," the prisoner replied drily.


On this page you'll find 146 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to padre, such as: bishop, chaplain, cleric, evangelist, missionary, and pastor.

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