Sentence Examples


  • Origen implies that in his days the penitent might choose his own spiritual physician.
  • And shortly after his penitent died unabsolved.
  • The world saw with astonishment this vicious, rough, coarse-fibred man of the world transformed into an austere penitent, who worked miracles of healing.
  • 9) along with Tychicus to Colossae, as a penitent and sincere Christian, in order to resume his place in the household.
  • Seeking out Nonnus, she overcame his canonical scruples by her tears of genuine penitence, was baptized, and, disguising herself in the garb of a male penitent, retired to a grotto on the Mount of Olives, where she died after three years of strict penance.