act of contrition

act of contrition
act of contrition (in the Roman Catholic Church) a penitential prayer.
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  • act of contrition — noun (RC) A prayer expressing penitence • • • Main Entry: ↑act …   Useful english dictionary

  • Act of Contrition — The Act of Contrition is a prayer recited by the penitent during the Latin Rite Roman Catholic sacrament of Confession.It is also used by some believers as a private devotional as part a daily examination of conscience. Full textLatin:Deus meus,… …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Contrition — «Act Of Contrictión» Canción de Madonna álbum de estudio Like a Prayer Publicación 21 de marzo, 1989 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Act of Contrition (Battlestar Galactica) — Infobox Television episode | Title = Act of Contrition Caption = Starbuck embraces with Zak Adama in a flashback Series = Battlestar Galactica Season = 1 Episode = 4 Airdate = UK: November 8, 2004 US: January 28, 2005 Production = 104 Writer =… …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Contrition —    See contrition …   Glossary of theological terms

  • act of contrition — noun (in the Roman Catholic Church) a penitential prayer …   English new terms dictionary

  • Contrition — • Lat. contritio, a breaking of something hardened Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Contrition     Contrition     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • act — ► VERB 1) take action; do something. 2) take effect or have a particular effect. 3) behave in a specified way. 4) (act as) fulfil the function of. 5) (act for/on behalf of) represent on a contractual or legal basis. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • Contrition — Saint Peter Repentant 1823 25 , Goya Contrition or contriteness[1] (from the Latin contritus ground to pieces, i.e. crushed by guilt) is sincere and complete remorse (i.e. regret with a sense of guilt) for sins one has committed. The remorseful… …   Wikipedia

  • contrition — n. 1) to show contrition 2) to express; feel contrition 3) an act of contrition 4) contrition for * * * [kən trɪʃ(ə)n] feel contrition an act of contrition to express to show contrition contrition for …   Combinatory dictionary

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