the term Pfarrei calls

  1. (personal or spatially defined) the office and Seelsorgebereich of a minister or a Pfarrerin, in particular also “spare designation” for a political-spatial federation.
  2. the church municipality, the whole of the persons, who belong to a Pfarrei.

(In particular in Austria ) those becomes regionalPfarrei also as Pfarre designates.

The parsonage building is the house of the minister (and its family) and is mostly in church possession.

See also: Pfarramt, Seelsorgeeinheit, Pastoralverbund


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