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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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The accomplishment of something promised, or the acquisition of something hoped for. Also the performance of something demanded or required. A prominent feature of modern spirituality that emphasizes the need of personal satisfaction as a motive force in achievement.

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