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  • noun Plural form of almsdeed.

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Examples

  • “I am minded to leave this mourning and order perfections of the Koran for my brother and command almsdeeds on his account.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The theological basis for the feast is the doctrine that the souls which, on departing from the body, are not perfectly cleansed from venial sins, or have not fully atoned for past transgressions, are debarred from the Beatific Vision, and that the faithful on earth can help them by prayers, almsdeeds and especially by the sacrifice of the Mass.

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  • The theological basis for the feast is the doctrine that the souls which, on departing from the body, are not perfectly cleansed from venial sins, or have not fully atoned for past transgressions, are debarred from the Beatific Vision, and that the faithful on earth can help them by prayers, almsdeeds and especially by the sacrifice of the Mass.

    All Souls Day

  • Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

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  • Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

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  • ¶ Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tab'itha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: 1 this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

    Acts 9.

  • This woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 51: Acts The Challoner Revision

  • Your justice ... that is, works of justice; viz., fasting, prayer, and almsdeeds; which ought to be performed not out of ostentation, or a view to please men, but solely to please God.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 47: Matthew The Challoner Revision

  • And command your children that they do justice and almsdeeds, and that they be mindful of God, and bless him at all times in truth, and with all their power.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 17: Tobias The Challoner Revision

  • The faithful on earth can help the souls in Purgatory by their prayers, fasts, almsdeeds; by indulgences, and by having Masses said for them.

    Baltimore Catechism No. 4 (of 4) An Explanation of the Baltimore Catechism of Christian Doctrine

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