almsgiving


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almsgiving

(ˈɑːmzˌɡɪvɪŋ)
n
the making of charitable donations, giving alms
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Noun1.almsgiving - making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
giving, gift - the act of giving
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The officiating priest was just finishing mass whilst D'Artagnan was looking at Bazin; he pronounced the words of the holy Sacrament and retired, giving the benediction, which was received by the kneeling communicants, to the astonishment of D'Artagnan, who recognized in the priest the coadjutor* himself, the famous Jean Francois Gondy, who at that time, having a presentiment of the part he was to play, was beginning to court popularity by almsgiving. It was to this end that he performed from time to time some of those early masses which the common people, generally, alone attended.
Jesus has been brought up by Joseph and Mary to be a very observant Jew, with the greatest respect for the Jewish practices of almsgiving, fasting, and prayer.
Growing up on a family tradition of almsgiving, she was exposed to the misery and plight of the poor and developed her compassion for them.
He said that Pakistan is one of the very few countries that rank the highest in almsgiving but unfortunately ranks the lowest in tax collection.
In his own Eid-el-Fitr message, Speaker of the state Assembly, Honourable Olagunju Ojo also admonished Muslims to uphold the lessons of Ramadan that include piety, sacrifice, almsgiving, fervent prayer, self-denial, love and good conduct.
Providing Shari'a-compliant banking solutions for all, Bank Nizwa is offering people the opportunity to pay their Zakat (almsgiving) and contribute with Sadaqah (charity) payments though dedicated accounts.
Adahi enables pilgrims and Umrah performers to pay the value of Hajj meat and almsgiving under the agreement concluded between Saudi Post and the Islamic Development Bank.
"The month of Ramadan with its dedication to fasting, prayer and almsgiving, is also a month for strengthening the spiritual bonds we share in Muslim-Christian friendship," it added.
10 (BNA): The Kingdom will host an international conference on "Zakat (Almsgiving) and Comprehensive Development", to be held under the patronage of the Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.
The Lenten season is about prayer, sacrifices and almsgiving. On Thursday, March 21, Queen of the Rosary students in grades 5-8, their teachers, and volunteer chaperones spent the morning at Feed My Starving Children in Schaumburg.
The Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving might even help us in our reflections.