Definition of Penitents. Meaning of Penitents. Synonyms of Penitents

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Definition of Penitents

Penitents
Confalon Con"fa*lon, n. [F. See Confalon.] (R. C. Ch.) One of a fraternity of seculars, also called Penitents.
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 Penitents from wikipedia

- would complain that the penitents were conducting a parallel religious cult separate and in competition with the parish. The penitents "used the baroque spirituality...
- 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...
- civitate ****isii oriundi ("penitents from the town of ****isi") Eventually they became the Secular Franciscan Order. Penitents or Hermits of St. John the...
- Christ and the Penitent Sinners or Christ with the four great penitents is a 1617 oil painting by Peter Paul Rubens. It is now in the Alte Pinakothek in...
- Made by Hands" inscribed on it so that such an icon will be available to penitents who are experiencing imminent death or life-threatening danger in the...
- The Penitent Thief, also known as the Good Thief, Grateful Thief or the Thief on the Cross, is one of two unnamed thieves in Luke's account of the crucifixion...
- Los Penitentes may refer to: Los Penitentes (Argentina), ski resort Penitentes (New Mexico), religious organization Penitente (disambiguation)...
- 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...
- Friday, and is part of the local observance of Holy W****. Devotees or penitents called magdarame in Kapampangan are willingly crucified in imitation of...
- darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places"; the Church Penitent (Latin: Ecclesia poenitens), also called the Church Suffering (Latin: Ecclesia...
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