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Forty Hours' Devotion


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A RC devotion in which the Blessed Sacrament is exposed (see Exposition) for a period of c.40 hours, and the faithful pray before it by turns. In its present form the devotion began in Italy in the 16th century.

Subjects: Christianity.


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