Definition of Penitency. Meaning of Penitency. Synonyms of Penitency

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Definition of Penitency

Penitency
Penitency Pen"i*ten*cy, n. Penitence. [Obs.]

Meaning of Penitency from wikipedia

- Confraternities of penitents (Spanish: Cofradía Penitencial; Italian: Fratellanza penitenziale; Portuguese: Irmandade Penitencial) are Christian religious...
- Penitent Magdalene or Penitent Magdalen refers to a post-biblical period in the life of Mary Magdalene, according to medieval legend, and a large number...
- The Penitent Thief, also known as the Good Thief, Wise Thief, Grateful Thief or the Thief on the Cross, is one of two unnamed thieves in Luke's account...
- The Penitent is a 1988 American-Mexican film and the directorial debut of Cliff Osmond. It stars Raul Julia and Armand ****ante. In a small, deeply religious...
- advisor. On an analogion in front of the penitent has been placed a Gospel Book and a Crucifix. The penitent venerates the Gospel Book and the cross and...
- The first Magdalen institution, Magdalen Hospital for the Reception of Penitent Prostitutes, was founded in late 1758 in Whitechapel, London by Robert...
- The Christian movement known as the Penitents goes back to the 4th century. Those who had committed serious sins confessed their sins to the Bishop or...
- the grace of God, lost by sin. A perfect act of contrition, wherein the penitent expresses sorrow for having offended God and not out of fear of eternal...
- Pious Fraternity of Our Father Jesus the Nazarene'), also known as Los Penitentes, Los Hermanos, the Brotherhood of our Father Jesus of Nazareth and the...
- of conical form that is used in Spain by members of a confraternity of penitents. It is part of the uniform of such brotherhoods including the Nazarenos...