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Penitential Orders

A general name for religious congregations whose members are bound to perform extraordinary works of penance, or to provide others with the means of atoning for grave faults.   From Volume XI of the Original Catholic Encyclopedia.

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Penitential Orders: A general name for religious congregations whose members are bound to perform extraordinary works of penance, or to provide others with the means of atoning for grave faults; From the Original Catholic Encyclopedia
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