the district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical order
the general of the Jesuits has several provinces under him
How To Use ecclesiastical province In A Sentence
- The seven new shared schools are to be built in the ecclesiastical province of Glasgow, which comprises the three dioceses of Glasgow, Motherwell and Paisley.
- Among the canons of Nicæa (325) that do not specifically deal with the ordinary ecclesiastical provinces, canons 6 and 7 confirm the rights accorded by immemorial custom to certain great Churches, such as Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, and the other eparchies. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI