be done in Confession if we are given a penance we know we cannot perform or if
we forget the penance given?
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According to the
Q. What should a
penitent do who knows he cannot perform the penance given?
A. A penitent who
knows he cannot perform the penance given should ask the priest for one that he
can perform. When we forget the penance given we must ask for it again, for we
cannot fulfill our duty by giving ourselves a penance.
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