At least two different meanings.

Short for kumpadre, meaning 'friend.'

Kamusta, pare?
What's up, dude?
Kamusta, pare?
What's up, brother?
Mga pare ko.
My homies.

Pare can also refer to a priest, though the word in this sense can also be spelled as pari.

nangumpisal sa pare

confessed to the priest

Tanungin mo sa pari. Siya si Padre Damaso.
Ask the priest. He is Father Damaso.
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