He acted as her almoner
and secretary as well as her steward--distributed her charities, wrote her letters on business, paid her bills, engaged her servants, stocked her wine-cellar, was authorized to borrow books from her library, and was served with his meals in his own room.
That is not very amusing, but we expect a Carmelite from Paris who will do the duty of our almonry, and who, we are assured, speaks very well, which will keep us awake, whereas our present almoner
always sends us to sleep.
"Yes, my dear lady," answered the vicar; "when the editor read the little article I gave him, written by the secretary of the Grand Almoner, he made no difficulty.
I need not go and inquire; for when I took your article to the newspaper office I met a young abbe who brought in a letter from the Grand Almoner, before which you yourself would have had to bow."
As to that newspaper, let the Grand Almoner subscribe as largely as we do, if he wants its services.
I'll amuse you every morning with an account of the game of chess I should play with the Grand Almoner," said des Lupeaulx.
"By the queen's almoner
, to whom I am very intimately allied," said Aramis, coloring.
I knew already that Sir Charles Baskerville had made Stapleton his almoner
upon several occasions, so the lady's statement bore the impress of truth upon it.
Among other shifts: The Congregation for the Oriental Churches becomes the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches; the Congregation for Catholic Education is made the Dicastery for Education and Culture; and the office of the papal almoner
, responsible for the pope's charitable giving, evolves into the Dicastery for Charity
The goal, in the author's words, is to tell the largely forgotten story of Louis Klopsch and his media campaign to make "Christian America" the "Almoner
of the World" and in so doing to make visible "the theological principles, economic assumptions, racial biases, nationalist aspirations, gendered suppositions, and religious convictions that have shaped the meaning, practice, and trajectory of evangelical charity in the United States over the course of the twentieth century" (293).
Chairman, John Douglas; vicechairman, Bill Riddick; secretary/ almoner
, Derek Carr; treasurer, Liam Murray.
But NAB's investigation shows that he joined Liaquat University Hospital in August, 1983, as an almoner
, declaring a B.Com qualification and five years of work experience as an accountant.