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In the Church of England, a priest cannot be ordained deacon until she/he has a church at which she/he can serve; [1] she/he has to give its "title" in order to proceed. Thus he/she is said to "serve his[/her] title". [2] This is also called a curacy, and he/she the (assistant) curate.


  1. ABCD: A Basic Church Dictionary Meakin, T: Norwich, Canterbury Press, 2001 ISBN   978-1-85311-420-5
  2. History of the Church of England Wakeman, H.O. (1927 revision – Ollard, S.I) pp36-40: London, Rivingtons, 1896)

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