Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to almoner: alms
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Until Krajewski came along, the almoner was typically an aging Vatican diplomat who was serving his final years before being allowed to retire at age 75.
The most likely identification of Eoin O'Keefe and Maureen Murphy is, respectively, with a Dublin County Council official and a Rotunda Hospital almoner who bore these names.
In future babies of patients whose ante-natal card is marked 'A' will be cared for in the Nursery after transfer from labour ward and will not go out to the mother, until the Almoner is contacted regarding the future of the baby, or unless the mother specifically requests to see and care for the baby.
Cicely Saunders decided that she needed to be medically qualified to continue her work; she realised that, in those days, professional people would not listen to a nurse or an almoner.
8) He was most prominent in serving as privy councillor and almoner to King Edward IV, who sent him in 1475 to negotiate with Charles, duke of Burgundy, and in 1478 to take up the cause of Edward's sister, the duchess Margaret, with Louis XI of France.
24) Strong support from the medical profession and Melbourne Vicar-General, Monsignor John Lonergan, persuaded an otherwise belligerent mother superior of the importance of a professional almoner.
APPEAL TOTAL ON THE UP: With the cheque from the Eastfields Lodge are (from left), Tony Osborne, almoner for the lodge, John Mays, worshipful master of the lodge, Tony Cousins, vice-chairman of the Friends of St Cross and Mike Rigby, chairman
Because of his extreme piety, or perhaps as a slur because of his earlier poverty, he was soon "promoted" to almoner - chief begger of alms for the monastery.
In 1672 he gained a licentiate in theology and four years later became Almoner in Ordinary to Louis XIV.
8) While preaching in the King's hall in March of 1521, the royal almoner incorporated the lyric into his sermon.
Both favored him on accession, making him grand almoner and, in 1570, bishop of Auxerre.
Charity wounds [the person] who receives, and our whole moral effort is directed towards suppressing the unconscious harmful patronage of a rich almoner (Mauss 1970:63; cf.