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misericord

, misericorde
1. a ledge projecting from the underside of the hinged seat of a choir stall in a church, on which the occupant can support himself while standing
2. Christianity
a. a relaxation of certain monastic rules for infirm or aged monks or nuns
b. a monastery where such relaxations can be enjoyed

misericord

1. In monastic architecture, a room or separate building where monastic rule was relaxed.
2. Same as miserere.
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The Misericordia Hearts & Flour Bakery is one of the most popular work programs for the residents of Misericordia, and provides fulfilling jobs for more than 50 adults.
I wish to thank Jesus Cia, director of the Casa de Misericordia de Pamplona, and Beatriz Itoiz, archivist of the Casa, for their extreme kindness and for facilitating full access to the documents related to my research.
Smyth and Kelly Filipkowski, assistant professor of psychology at Misericordia University, conducted two studies examining the perceptions of and reactions to face-to-face and online chat room exclusion.
Emanuel was invited to speak at the Misericordia annual fundraising breakfast, despite recent tension between the group and the mayor after Emanuel cut off free water for nonprofits in Chicago while trying to fill a gap in the city's budget.
State criticisms of Rio de Janeiro's Recolhimento surfaced in 1825 when the newly established government created an investigatory commission to examine the practices of its parent institution, the powerful Santa Casa de Misericordia.
For readers wishing to know more about the article and PSJ53 therapy, please contact: Serge jurasunas, Holiterapias Institute, Rua da Misericordia, 137 - 1[degrees], 1200-272 Lisbon, Portugal; info@sergejurasunas.
Mary Hinton is associate vice president of academic affairs and chief planning and diversity officer at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pa.
Misericordia: Schooling and the Confraternities" describes the role of the most important and wealthiest confraternity in Bergamo, the Misericordia Maggiore, in education.
Christopher Hartley, Fundacion Mision de la Misericordia Phone: 1 (917) 887-6908.
Wachovia Foundation has provided scholarships to students at Misericordia University.
The Lecture was highly topical due to the fact that on 8 September 2009 the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice, in the case of Liga de Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional and Bwin International Ltd v Departamento de Jogos da Santa Casa da Misericordia de Lisboa gave an important preliminary ruling on sports betting in the context of Article 49 of the EC Treaty.
Sandra realized her lifelong dream of becoming a registered nurse in 1982, working first at the Misericordia Hospital in general surgery and then in labour and delivery.