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Penitents

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penitent

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.

Penitents is an appellation given to certain fraternities in roman Catholic countries, distinguished by their habit, and employed in charitable acts.