Prayer as penance


#1

What prayers count as penance for sins?


#2

Any of them. Of course the Act of Contrition is the most popular, but any prayer you say with a penitent heart is a prayer of penance.


#3

Seconding what PrayHarder said - any prayer with a contrite heart.

Often, the penance that my confessor assigns is to offer Mass for a certain intention.


#4

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