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- n. A primary or secondary school supported by a religious organization.
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- n. A school associated with the parish of a church.
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- n. a private religious school run by a church or parish
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+ Archdiocese of Chicago: 10 Italian churches; 6 Fathers, O.S.M.; 13 secular priests; 1 parochial school (10 Sisters of the Sacred
In August, 1887, four Sisters of St. Joseph were commissioned to go from Concordia, Kansas, to open a parochial school at Abilene,
St. Mary's Academy, Williamsburg, was opened on 8 Sept., 1856, and in the following year a parochial school was inaugurated.
Immediately after his installation Bishop Lenihan devoted his energies to temperance reform, to the installation of a parochial school system, and to the erection of a cathedral.
The friends I had until fifth grade were imposed on me by the nuns at my parochial school in Pittsburgh, where Catholic Social Services sent my family after we arrived in Miami from Cuba.