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Penance

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In Catholicism, a means by which all sins committed after baptism are removed. The means are assigned by a priest and usually consist of special prayers or deeds performed by the sinner.


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Entry for 'Penance'. CARM Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ctd/p/penance.html. 2013.

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Sunday, October 20th, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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