contrition

Article

In its widest sense, contrition is defined by the Council of Trent as “grief of mind and detestation of sin committed, with a purpose of sinning no more.”

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “contrition”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 November 2019. Web. 27 February 2021. <>