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almoner

A hospital welfare official or medical social worker.
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After he left the Order in 1641, he is named as 'Sieur de Ceriziers, Aumosnier du Roy', that is, Kings Almoner.
As Americans gathered for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Krajewski described how Francis has redefined the little known office of papal almoner and explained the true meaning of giving during a chat with journalists over coffee and pastries a few steps from the Vatican gates.
The combination of almoner service and regular masses gave the 'patients their chance of rehabilitation'.
The newspaper was especially dubious of Howe, whose previous career as a psychic did not seem to suggest financial genius: "Who can believe for a moment that this woman, who a few years ago was picking up a living by clairvoyance and fortune-telling, is now the almoner of one of the greatest charities in the country?
A brief examination of medical charts from 1963-64 indicate that this coding system did in fact exist, but midwives contend that the 'A' simply indicated that the patient was a client of the Almoner Department--and not necessarily an indication that the baby was for adoption.
Bernard bases his case against Anne's reforming zeal primarily on the proclerical sermons of her almoner and her receiving the Catholic Eucharist prior to her execution.
Some charity was, of course, a moral obligation, but the complete life of charity, the life of the almoner, was not made obligatory because it could not be a general way of life.
He started as the organisation's Almoner - guiding the charity's fundraising department - before being appointed Chancellor.
Following the disastrous Parliament of 1626 Charles not only questioned the queen's almoner, the Bishop of Mende, about 'the means used by the kings of France to rid themselves of Parliament; but also proceeded, in effect, to put parliaments on probation by insisting that his subjects demonstrate their loyalty to him by paying a 'Forced Loan' before he called another meeting.
An active member of the Rotary club of Rhyl since 1971, he served as the club''s almoner.
Former Examiner colleague and friend Malcolm referred to his more recent contact with Alan as Almoner of his Masonic Lodge.
I readily and, I trust, feelingly acknowledge the duty incumbent on us all as men and citizens, and as among the highest and holiest of our duties, to provide for those who, in the mysterious order of Providence, are subject to want and to disease of body of mind; but I can not find any authority in the Constitution for making the Federal Government the great almoner of public charity throughout the United States.