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Catholic Dictionary

Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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COMMERCIAL WORK

A type of work forbidden on Sundays and holy days unless required by necessity or done out of sincere Christian charity. Also called civil occupation, commercial work means buying and selling or trading in business for monetary gain.

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