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  • With the growth of the episcopate, however, the deacons became the immediate ministers of the bishop. Their duties included the supervision of Church property, the management of Church finances, the visitation of the sick, the distribution of alms and the care of widows and orphans.
  • Offertoire, a place to which offerings were brought), the alms of a congregation collected in church, or at any religious service.
  • It forms in both that part of the Communion service appointed to be said or sung, during the collection of alms, before the elements are consecrated.

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