Penance in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Penance

self-inflicted punishment for a misdeed

Examples of Penance in a sentence

The priest told me to say twenty Hail Marys as a penance for my sins.  ðŸ”Š

Because April spent most of her teenage years mistreating her mother, she felt it was her penance to provide care for her when she became elderly.  ðŸ”Š

The man gave away all of his money to charity as penance for his greed.  ðŸ”Š

If you are a Christian, you believe Jesus paid the ultimate penance for everyone by dying on the cross.  ðŸ”Š

The Mother Superior was a cruel woman who deliberately came up with harsh acts of penance for the few nuns who misbehaved.  ðŸ”Š

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