Translation of confessor in Spanish:


confesor, n.

Pronunciation /kənˈfɛsər/ /kənˈfɛsə/

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    confesor masculine
    • This is indeed the duty of the priest's confessor or spiritual director, the representative of the tribunal of mercy.
    • As early as 1532, in a famous memorial meant for Clement VII, he called for the repression of the friars, priests, preachers, confessors, and books he saw as responsible for the spread of heretical ideas among the Italian populace.
    • Since not every priest is a good confessor, one of the book's most interesting chapters deals with finding the right guide.
    • That's why it's a great protection to have a good confessor or spiritual director with whom you can be open and honest.
    • The singing of psalms, provision of a confessor, entreaties for repentance, and the Eucharistic offering followed age-old traditions for those close to death, natural and otherwise.
    • But he uses the legal term of judge to describe the role of priest confessor, and that terminology is far from my mind when I give absolution.
    • He speaks from many years of experience as a priest, confessor, and moral theologian.
    • I can recall talk among my workmates about confession and confessors at a time when most of us were courting.
    • We warned all the venues of the need to have copious numbers of confessors and they responded magnificently - though many priests expressed amazement at the numbers attending the sacrament.
    • Emma also returned to England and continued living in Winchester, where she allegedly had an affair with her confessor - a bishop, no less.
    • And it is to turn the form of confession into one in which the penitent interrogates the confessor.
    • When she was well again, her confessor directed her to the Society of Mary Reparatrix whose members were dedicated to Eucharistic adoration in union with Mary at the foot of the Cross, making reparation for the sins of the world.
    • The Sacrament of reconciliation will be available in both Nurney and Kildangan churches on Sunday next Palm Sunday from 3-5 pm when visiting confessors will be present.
    • Ultimately, as a social phenomenon, it was about the relationship between a confessor and his penitents.
    • The sacramental seal is inviolable; therefore, it is a crime for a confessor in any way to betray a penitent by word or in any other manner or for any reason.
    • Then, in the following days, the various officers of the conclave, the conclavists, confessors, and physicians, servants of various kinds, are examined or appointed by a special commission.
    • On his deathbed, his confessors had no trouble getting him to pay handsome damages to the church of Notre Dame at Mantes, which he had burned down with its town just before he was seized with his final illness.
    • But vernacular confessors' manuals were published almost as often as these weightier Latin tomes.
    • His confessors told him that he would die in a state of sin because of his treatment of his ex-Queen, who was now living in Constantinople.
    • Once inside the box, face to face with my confessor I took off my dark glasses and said ‘Father, it's over twenty years since my last confession.’
    • However, not only the martyrs but also the confessors bore their tribulations and infirmities with great patience, and have to this day.
    • And with each persecution came newly baptized confessors.
    • The bishop and his men went once, twice, thrice around it, chanting all the while the litany of Christ, of Mary Ever-Virgin, the angels, apostles, glorious martyrs, confessors, and virgins sacred to God.
    • If I know us Lutherans, however, we'll be so busy testing the qualities of magnets and garlic and watching how our fellow confessors do so that we will attract anyone wearing steel and repel him by our smell.
    • Martyrs did not entirely disappear, but they were different from their late antique predecessors; they might be bishops killed in political strife, missionaries killed by pagans, or confessors being ‘living dead’.