Definition of Penitent. Meaning of Penitent. Synonyms of Penitent

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Definition of Penitent

Penitent
Penitent Pen"i*tent, n. 1. One who repents of sin; one sorrowful on account of his transgressions. 2. One under church censure, but admitted to penance; one undergoing penance. 3. One under the direction of a confessor. Note: Penitents is an appellation given to certain fraternities in Roman Catholic countries, distinguished by their habit, and employed in charitable acts.

Meaning of Penitent from wikipedia

- 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 Penitent Thief, also known as the Good Thief or the Thief on the Cross, is one of two unnamed thieves Luke's account of the Crucifixion of Jesus in...
- For the play by David Mamet see The Penitent. The Penitent (1983) is a novel by Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902–1991). It was originally published in installments...
- 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 clergy–penitent privilege, clergy privilege, confessional privilege, priest–penitent privilege, clergyman–communicant privilege, or ecclesiastical...
- 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...
- The Penitent is a 1988 American-Mexican film and the directorial debut of Cliff Osmond. It stars Raul Julia and Armand ****ante. Ramon Guerola, Juan Mateo...
- The Penitent Magdalene is a wooden sculpture of Mary Magdalene by the Italian Renaissance sculptor Donatello, created around 1453–1455. The sculpture was...
- Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and artworks like Dante's Purgatory (where the penitents of Mount Purgatory are depicted as being grouped and penanced according...
- absolute duty of priests not to disclose anything that they learn from penitents during the course of the Sacrament of Penance (confession). Even where...
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