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Hymns of Contrition

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The '''Hymns of Contrition''' may also be called the '''[[Penitential Hymns]]''' <ref>The Catholic church refers to the ''[[Penitential Psalms]]'' as ''Penitential Hymns''; in the Eastern Orthodox church these two terms should not be confused.</ref> and known by from the Greek, using standard Latinisation, as ''Katanyktikoi Hymnoi''. The term refers to a wide set of pieces of hymnography used throughout the period of the [[Triodion]], most especially in the stichera of Lenten Vespers (most often referenced in Sunday night Vespers). <ref>Definition provided by [[User:ASDamick]]</ref>
==See also==
* [[Troparion of Kassianh]], or ''The Fallen Woman'' <ref>It is a penitential hymn based on Mary Magdalene. This hymn is considered a musical high point of Holy Week.</ref>.

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