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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Thief, Penitent

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Traditionally known as Dismas, one of the thieves crucified with Christ, who rebuked his companion for demanding that Christ should save them, prayed instead a share in His Kingdom, and received the assurance: "This day thou shalt be with Me in paradise." A portion of the cross on which he died is preserved in the Chapel of Relics, Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome. He is patron of persons condemned to death.

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Entry for 'Thief, Penitent'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/t/thief-penitent.html. 1910.

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