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Act ol Reception UnioD, dear Lord, *ith the ialthful it TN I every altar of thy Chu.ch qhc(' lb! Lrlesscd Body and tslood 3re bei.g oliered to the Father, I dcsirc t.. offer rhee praise and lhanksgivirg.I bellc\. rhit thou a.1 !rrl) presentin the Hol,v Sdcr"n.nr. And sincc I cannot now recei!. dreesacranenlalh. I l.r sccchthcc 10 come sfi.iluall) inio m\ l..r: I u n i te m y s c lf Dnr lrr hee .a n d e mb r.c . :1 :: wi th a l l the ! f ie. r r n\ of m v s o u l . l :: n 3 neler be separal.J trr.r thc. I e: .i: :rr: and die iD rh\ 1or. -\men. / .-o \1 E Lor d J e! ! ! . dr el l i i a :i !:::;r L n \$e rulncsj of tir\ !r::i:rh : lle perfeciion ol rhi $!rs- ani il :i. brliness of thy spirit, and rule ore. e\.:r hosrilepower in the mighr ol th! Spirir. dd 10 Ihe Slory oi l\ /fAY l n c B oJ \ dnJ Bl o o d o t o u r L o rd lVl l e 'u \ c hf ls r nr c \ .d c n ) h o d ) i n d soul unlo everl.stinglife. Amen. Act ol Praise an.l Thanksgiving DLEsslD, praised, and adored be JcsLrs D Ctfist or his throlc of slory in Hearen. lnd in thc most Holy Sacrlmcnt of the A ino Chtisti (Seep. 106)

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The !o$er and aurhoriryof absotutionrc_ side in the ipostolic prieslhoodby virtue ol our l-ords eipress declar.tionr ..Whoscsoevcr sins ye renit, rhcy are remitted unto them." Ihe Sacr.mcDt of peDancc is rhe melhod by which this aurhority is exercised ru r cmLt\rns commi trcJctter B Jprsm, S n d e \ rrot\ l he uni on hcrw eenLhe sout anJ God which was ettectedin Baptism. Thus, tln as tnere rs a sacramenr(Baptism) to et_ lerr rhe union in lhc first ptace,so rhere is a sacranrnt {Pen!trce) ro restorc this union \ben \,n has broten it. Thc outward and risibl. lign of tbe slcramenr is the decla.a_ rion 01 i Pricst ot the Aposrolic succession: ''I lbsoh. rhee ftom atl thv sirs." Irs insard and spiritual g.ace is the application ot tbe nl.rirs of rhe ooss to the lifc of thc fo. rhe forgivencs of sin. 'ndividual The part.of thc person approlchiDg this noamsr rs repeDtance. True repcntaDce 1. CONTRITION or sorrow for sin. This 111

112 THE SACRAMENT PENANCE Of can be obtained only at the foot of the Cros. We mav not hale an .norn,, of sor ro$, but whcn wc scc $hat our sins hare d o n c to J es us wc s ha l l n r s o rr\. , 2. CONFESSION ol !U known sin. Thi5 involves a careful exa.rination ol our co.We cannot conles our sins uotil $. science. hoF rvc looli Io rhe all seeinser. seecxLrctly oI God. 3 . SA T I S F A ( I lO \ ! n d A\1 E \D \l E\T OF L IFE . we m us l inr e n dto L e rd. n rs o . bettc. life. Tirtr rs shotrr F, our 'nrenrior a cce Fl ar . e and per nr ! ] !n .e o i rh e :-:.r:.e i tu p o sc d ) r he P . t . n i1 .o i r.i .. i'

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:he lolrng Hea.t of m! Hcavenly Fatherj bd helf me ro makc a good confesion that au na'n of goili may bc srshed lvay in thc PrccirrusBlood of mv SavioDrJcsusChrist.
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D. r.r be ,n a hurry, xnd do mt rer youscu . b r !J U \e .or !rnnor kmfl rbs ercrJrhi ns. B e honesl n r i uod i ni I rh rl u^ett rhi s n a[ C od J\t\ or \,j r J, qn bf?f) $hrr Jou remcmbcr or )orl : n \ uonr rf\ u d<prnd !n j our men, u. l f rherc Do nol frer aboll ,our sins. RemeDbcr, you arc :Lrr Io recall urcn i' ordcr lhrt you may be you my bc c..denncd, .A ::ri:1 ind corlde hear1, O Lord, sh.h ihou .ol PRIDI: r: rurring 5c11in rhe plxce of Cod as rhe :.okr 31r fbrecl've of our lite, or ot ime deonn nrnr rf: ..ii Ir is rhe roturat 10 rcolnizc orr lirxs .r! rr.r.tres, dcpendcd on cod 1or onr eiis_

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J L -, o r ur s dom . ot un d e ED n (l i n s i d o r .nd enknowledge,comc I. m\ .ssrstance EnliShtablc mc !o make i confession. -qood cn ne, and help me nou lo know my nns as one day I sh.ll be forced to rccognizethem beforc thy judgmcnt seat Bring to my mind the evil $hich I havc done and the good Permit me not to be which I have nc8lected. blinded by selflolc. Grant me, moreover, heartfelt sorrow lbr m) tnnsgresnons, knowlng how deeply rhey have wounded

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. Reru$t i o ?Jni C od\ n.l L,re or urtt i . rcyerl ed n 5cnprrk .\p ,undcLt n i nnrul l i on! ur r\nc I rLl i \n e , or btr rhro'!h rJyef, mednrl i on or 'Jnre'nrel i Ji , r h c reJJi rrg of u\ bo,t,. A bsorpri on i n oLr o $ n .xn.,^. l cJ\rne I'i l e Li nr ot confid..ce. Breati.g .t tegirjnrale tu.'. Irrestunrbi tri t ftux.her\ I r n<!ef.^,l vfpoi dorcnror n trh.r,,,ri tc.JU \. a&rety ro rhosc rrho tove us rnlprnrtur, Rclu\at lo \e.r.h our $tl tace np ro r.: . n\ or !r cont*\ xnd adDn ihcm beforc c.J. rr.. Sell rustticrtior or di\colninrs our o\igniliu.t, ra rxt or inevitable. s.lr ot .!^etvcs orhe^. -. .,ir|tunor 'iih Ju* ptr.irtnenr oL ro nrakc n {h!n no$,ht< D .!e r , r D ,n! i o rf.i s, or L o$i nr -Ln othr: r. ir::id rlk blaDe for onr faulh Oler;on Ir \eif-r.nrm or setf-vcn rride), R,ro{ t(n ouslt,es bccrusc l$\ rcslecrable rhan }e li*e lo bccrusc ye tcar Dutrishnent o. Lnrrrr a, orr reFurnlb., furhef rhr. solrow tbr {r.a !r r; r. rh. eyes of (iod Retusat b adhit s-c r e r . D :r. \rtmc or ro apr)tosi ze. et$l tl o.ccent R co{t or orhers. Doubr rhar c;d slrrmc ,lrn rr:: no: rlitri. Viol.!.n

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.xn frrsive onr sirs, .r fuitur. 10 usc rhe merns of sctlinc as rance ol nis forgLyene\r \n.n Nc aeed it. Il'rwjllingne$ ro toIcire .u^:lre\ vabilr, Crediln,g b our\elves r:f,her thrn t. God onr hlenrs, rhilirie\, insigh6. r..onFlrhnre.r, !ood sorks. Relusrl ro rdDit n .h.nnc$ Io others, or idequalely ro cx|rcs er3,n!de lor tlcir holp. H]locrisy. heiense to r;n,:! |. do nol Doscs. F.lse lDni]ny. Hxsh rrdlD.rrs on olhe^ for laulis Ioaning, exaecer i.n !t:r\ins allcnlion 1o oLr relves by rilki.s nD mr.h. b! claining ab:lnJ, sndom, .rf!i.n.. i: irflLen.e ne n. nlr htrrd. .r b r ec c en l ' , c o ' . d . n r r n l s b .h xr ir r L n Jr r co n if.' DOI|I .: .n.*' . i ' , r . j r gj r ;. in .d ._ r . n r . on lools , d i . j s . i r i..r 1 L : .3 n r e rrc s s orhe r i . r ! t : l : r : _ : : . . :i\:r lr e ti \eeLing. i.,:f.rr f: ::j.::.; :l:krJ or ru'!o\e A.rogd.., Insnring rh?t.:i::i rtnioft to our lnhes, recognte rrr leid.rlaj i!.ept our own eslimarc ol .ur $onh. l].in: olcrbcarng, ar8u menlativ., ornionare{j. obs.nrte Snotibery. ?ride o\ci rac. inily, losition, per sonxlly, cducalion. slrill. i.lrjcventents, or po$

::.. lir or .omplajni ar rhe .nclnninccs of onr 15 Er.apc non realil) or llre xrempt io lbrcc nr: *ill trpon i. T.a fererce 10 cod. 6 our Dar, :n,r. ro sjcierr. of ro orher in.tjvjdu.h.t the 6ts.re :..r .u, mrhdjLArmenri hllred of cod, or xniisocilt r.hrrDr Cydcisd. Anuoyan.e ar rhe conrnrine$ r: :5,n s: lmlatriry or gru.rblirE. Pugnacnr. \fuck upon an.rher in rncer Murder d.ed !r ,lAne Cohbaiivencss or nu6inc of 'n b, dan dging his rcptrL rjon or rropcly. Qtlre1\o.rcncs, bickerine, conlfudicrion, nrsgrDc, N.lcnes, or uubbing. Rdaliaiiotr. \'enlearcc lbr irongs rcxt or imogitred, uI nlolrin-l rhcfeof HJish I r erccsrre punAh 'he m !n r tl .\ri l i r\, )ul l ennr\\ or rxsh !Ll pm!ni . R efrarl ,o lors've, or 10 oficr or rcceDt reconciliation. Un dr eooil io, or rn friy Iof o{rx.izi'rs xooiber for setf!f r.iio^ Spoilin! orhe6 ple.sure by nncoot era.r:tr:it ur dndaiD, bdcaulc s hrve ml qor our \rr ,r: b!.r!se rc leet our ot sons or sulari.r. F-\\\ :: iirrxrisfaciion silh our rtxce in codis .rdrr .r .:l!.n, mrnifeslcd jn begnLdsinghn lifh iealousr. Oiir.se .t the rrlentsj succc$ or godd for runc .l .,nerj Seltish or unnece$nry rivxtry or !t oil.^ difticullie\ .f dk \I{ift. irl.\nl. lahc iccu!atio.s, stxnder, backbit :r-q. Rdr,lins fil\e norives inlo orhc6,betuviof lrrir!i.i. Jinle.rion o. rctriting of sossip. Arcusins, antago.irn ag.irs orhers. even $tEn rrue. t)cliberare rDndlrn.e nl orhen, icasng or bu]lying.

AN(]ER is .!dn rebelllotr xg.lusl God or our lell{,{ cfurures. 16 rurrose a.d des;e i! 10 elimi..rc any obiaclc 10 our \elf \ee[in!j b relal.te agahst iny nrreai 10 ou' \e.rrny, 10 xvense any llsult or Reenhtnt. RefLAal b discer., .c.ept or fufil Cod\ vocatnD. Dissatislaclon *nh thc talents, abil ilcs .r oooonunnics hc lras siven us. U!*illineness 10 licc ur to difiiculties or slcilices. Unjuslified

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uorrempt, scoin ol anorhers rdue, abiliry, shon cominss, or failinss. Prerudice icaiNl rh.\e l,c con sider inf.,idr, or $io conrJer Ls nrlcrior, or *ho s.ed to thrcalen o( securiry or F.\itior Ridjcutc of De^ons, ininnrbn\ o. derlr. covl]rousNE$9 i\ the reil\ar ro respecl rhc in tes.ty of othcf crc.tu.s. .\Fre\\ed jn fie inordi.atc a.cubulario. of nrre.i:l rhins\i in ihe nse oi i adr.ntagei or in ihe que$ for sla.us, fovc: Dr jcrtrriry .t thei. exDcnse. Imrdinrtc .{nlbjtion, P!.uir ol sralls, powfu, influcncc. rdputii.n .r fononn,ns ar rhe exFenseof the l.\ ol .r5.. .blisinrn\, or ot rhe rishts 'nor.l pulliu ol .rheA Runrlri! r- unl3n !.mpdni.. sell or funnlj :tr., (rnir:mtrr ro ir.nd.rJr $e r.. Intrisue .r cn.i:rfu.r :..- it:rJr.t.t:menr. Domirution, s.elin! !. ri. .i rfi?! othe6. Over prorecton oi childr.. reirs:i r. ..xe.r or Dunish lc + s r lls r r h e i r n l ! ! n . r n .. r h Jr r tr e r co n n f brnr o o ' r i L l < ' l J o r 'r!h c n . n tr r ^ i! r h e ir o $ n vocrl,on. lnL)o!.g orr \ill .n orhcs by force, guile, whnrinc, or rclrBrl ki N.Feralc Over.eadi ncs ro rdrise or c.nxn..J: !bu\e of .urho y Pxtlonizins, pluperi7ing fu{ins .thers under a debt of gr.tnude, .r ....meiius ou^elves iltused lben orhe6 aff.crion or ...rrlian.c is noi lor salc. Respecl ot rcsons fuvornn.r, parrialny, llatery, faNning, or bribery ro Rln nrppon or xfie.lion. Re rusal ro nphold rhe rurh ro lullil {luries, ro perfdnr cood ads, or b delend rlrosc {rongfull! aftxcked. bccatr\e we lcar .rnici:d olidicule, or becausc v.e srcl t, grh rhc f.ror dr rFFroval or olher\. t_eadi'rc, rcorpling or eDcourasins lnother to sin. ataric. lnordilaic rusun ol {calrh or mnleriat rhn,es.Theft, .lishoreiy, Disrepresentaron, or shar

loods. Chciting in husilcss, t.xes, M?kinc $ortdty succe$ rhc goxl ,:. .r rh. s{!.dad inr judsing orhe$. $lne of nalural r.sourc* or pctronll F.xliragrnce or tivnrs beyond our ln aimarn drtus. FaitCanrblin! more than ae .an xtnroits. Unnecei trtrh orhe6, nbney. scll of $h.t is needed f.r rle wl

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rduc pnnection ol y,c.lh dr secu - 5eln;h m)isrncc on ve*ed itrtcrcsh .r or , : r.d rieh6 Relusil lo supporr or help inose sho Sponsin-r on olhers. SIi.liness. due DroForrion ol orr jrcone r) I - ji rnd charny, or of oui dne rnd encrly 10 tr:,Ls. Frilurc ro pry rledccs pronised to the -r rr chrrnies, shen rbte ro do so. Cl t IIO\\ is lhe overiudulgenceof natur.t appe , : :-,Jl aDd drink. .rd by errebiotr rhe in .-: : :-rn lor pl&L{tre or corntdn.

r r.r, of aririplin, Negtjscncc keepinsrhc d.ys in or ladutu to use orher setf-disciptjre. Ncllccr of bodily ::r i: iJr lerrng \uliicienr red, rccrcxrio., excr nourishnent Failue b lse o' :-. :.i,-_.:::r: nih rvri rblc Dedicrt carc yhen iU.

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LIISI i\ the Disusc ol scx lof rcr5o!rl slilication, debasin! it tronr the hol) rurro\e t.r *1ri.I God Unchinil!. Violatior ol rhc (rhlrchs narriagc l.ss. LacL oI c.nsiderdjo. lo, .nei pad.er nr lhc use ol rI. ntuiul relxtn).ship Rrn'lrl 10 lullil rhe Dur])ose of Hoty Ntxlrinony nr rh. bn.gine lol1h ard g'vnrg adequrie c.re io ch lrren. or 10 l.k our lull share jn ihe relron\ibilnle\ .r $.rk inyohed. Un fanhlLrln.ss ro onc\ sFfule Sexual indulgence our sidc Dalimony, nr rh.rgir o. act, alone or yith Imnod.sly, SIi'nuli'.n ot s.xu.l desne in olhe6 by rortl, dr.* .r rn\.ir .r D oncscll by rr.dinr, picrurei, o. llnrr!:! Crlle.rins or recou.rirg difty P.uderj. Fer. .i r:\ .f ::.:.3rn1i,.i rt ir 3\ eril in nsdl. Rcnr!rl to !e?l -i:,t1..:: ,.\1,-l in!ruction o1 rhc dcn]lt ro aJornr lrhrri i:J.r lblrining ir Srimuhlior ol erce$ite and ir3r.,1ul .uriosity by urdue \ecrecy. llerre$i.n of i\ Cruclty, Deliberrle phlricrl. T.rnen!i.g idlcrion oi Dain, mcntal or ol !.in1L\

:.: :r:r cru:ed b) cu,renl l y a.cepred nrci rl - ' :- ::_:t .r unrmdlL'l.es ol lhe sullcring.l the -: ,:-i l 3l ur. ro bec.me rdequrrel y rtoi ndd.n : . . .- .i conrclrFofur) n{iei .r or tlc Chis r ::,rLe\ rnvolvcd Ne!le.r .f dutics to st.re ' '.. ,: Lr Failurc ro lvoyrJc rdequrtel' tur, : : .rnl! rhose nr our cr\toy :. .: I xredy, l.nel), or unpoprtrr re^oN _ .. ..: rbc prri:h frnily. or rhr neighbor . : ::r rlLnriDcs lo hi.isrer 1o rh.or lnn'ffi drc r.lign r od olher rc.tls of f: lurr b fulfil our oblisalion oI Chiis -: :.-: or 10 iite a tuU .rd in rhc clloi 1o mlke rhe Churchk -_ rr ind h.l:n.:\ I nrandesl rerliry or canh.

Prar,er After Scl{-Examination vY God. howgreat my sinslWould arc rhrt I h.d ncvc. ollcndedthee.If by
ignorance I hale forgottcn . .:r i: rn my sclfcxaninatioo, show ir ro i: .. rilr I may make a good confesion. -: l:::: JesusChrist our Lord. Amen. Contrition !.: God. I cN unro theewiih thc prodr:;. Fathcr, I havc sinned aelinst ..,:r:.. :ii\i bcfor. thce, rnd !tu no more ;.::a: ir be caued thv son. But now. O Gri. !i\c me lruc sorow of hearr for my r;n1 !,r! *hercbv I have grlevedthce, lnd :.J.le me ro hlke a full confe$ion ro rhy

SLOTE is rhe rcfusd ro resrond 10 our oDponuni ties 1or srowth, seFice or srcrifjce. L ln$, Indolen.c jn pcrformlrg srirnual, nenlal or phye.xl dutics, or leelect ol lamily, busjnes or oI social obligation! or c.une\ies. lrccr$tindni di\liked rr\ks. Busyne$ or t,!i.hy b .void nor. nn0o,Lart.onnitncnls. Dcrorion of cxccssivcrinrc ro rc$, rccrc.tio., anusemenr, leleynion, liglrt readi.g or the likc. Wasie ol emplole.\ lime! o. shoddy Indiffrrcn.e U!co.c(n orcr nrrunicc 10 othes!

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pricst. rh.t I nray receive perfccr rcmission of lhen, firough tbine innnite eoodoes. co D.I s nr \ c r l s o rI t L .' r h r\c l n n e L l I n \--/ .'s , , n\ r r hees ho c rr .o s o o L tF o rs i v c ne tof Jcsus sake. .nd I $ilL rry to lin no .nD, I lo\ e r hs ( u rh n r\ s h o l c h e rr n \-/ .rrd ibo\ e . r r h n ! i n d .' m h e .rtrl r ronf that I h.\e rJ:nJ.(l rhee.Ma\ I nercr oli:erd thee !.\ d,,r. Oh, nra! I lo1. thce $ l l h o u r . er ni! . , : d m .k e i r m r d e l i l b t ro d o i n i l l r hid! . ihL nr . ! r !n l ! s .l l h .n

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::: :r:!. i nd xl l mv othcr si ns w hi ch I I . ,. r:membcrj I !n hcartily sorry, I . r ::rse rnendmcnt, and lsk pardon :: !,.i :_: ri !ou, Frtherj peD aD ce, coun, ,:. :.. :r!-.:uLi.n. Wherefore,I beg Blessed '.1:.:, :1. ii. Sainis, and you, Father, to .:.: i .r. n. ro rhe Lord our God. A men. rrn ruen.reL)10 anythins rh Prieslmay I
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...: rh.e, my God, for gi l i ng mc the T : :. .-.J of Jesus Christ rny Saviour. :::: ::: i n , O my soul , and aI that i ! . :::. .:: ilcs his holy N!me. \1 i: nrercilul God, who in forgiling --: :i1sj fcmembereslthcnl no more :::. i : .. rorcyer, accept try unw orthv : :.: :.: Ih) gre.! goodness blotting our ir -: ::::-t;.sions. Lct thc graceof this abso.:: .11 .::.ngthen lnd sustain De, and may

I co\riEss to God 1lmighty, to Blessed t Mlry and .ll (hc Sainis, and to you, Frther, th.t I h.rc \inncd exceedinglyin thought, word. end dcd, by ny fault, by ny own faul!. by nr! o$n most gricvous t!ult. Espccially, I accuse mysclf of ihe tollowing sins since my last confession sh rch w as . - . . . , , . , , !g o .

I?,1 THE SACITAMENT PENANCE OF thc pitifulnc$ of thy great mcrcy defcnd me cvermore lrom all assarLtsof rhe enemy. ( Tnenredoin lhe !en!..e rhe Prie{ asigned LnpD Goilj I tlls r. ro oller thuc the /\ \-,, nc or o. e $hi! h rh ,.u h d \r !n e n m e b v th c wor d of t h! m in rre r. k i i a s n o rh i n g compared to thc sins \Lhich I havc commilted: nevcnb.l.si. I unite it to the sutler iDgs of nr I ord .nd Saviour Jcsus Chrisr rDd oller it rs .n lct of .dorltion of th) d rrrn cm ! t . s t \ . or \ irro \ i o . my s i n s r.s p c cl a l l ! . . . i. i n d o f s u F rl i c a ri o n r to th e l r r t uc s of ... l i rc t! td J .!,o u r M \ G Dl. I r c a.L rern h o " m) th .trk s n \,-,, t o 1, , fr ec e rrn t n rr J \ rh ! fo rq i \e n ' hc c child, hy li8hling againrt sin in rhe fururc. l rcsnvc by thl' gracc ro a\!id what is wrong, to bclicve whal i\ true. ro do shat is ght, lnd 10 conlinue thr faithful soldi$ and servant unto my liic\ erd. l \ /T{ \ t hc nol) \ loL h i r,,i C o d . m } Gu J rd 1 Vl i. LnA ngel. dni l m) } o l ) Pd tro n ,l o i n w(h me h giving thanls unto thc Lord for h,s great goodncss,and loling-Lildness, in pardoning nine iniquii). And may the eternll FaIhe., oI his boundle$ mercy and by

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a :ti st hare nefty upon d!. -::.rtr\emercvuponus. 6-{ ::. F;Iher of Hc!!en, G..J :ae s..n. Redecmer the world, of C-.i the Hrh (iho(, Sanctifierof the :l -.:r I.i ni ty, One cod, ;:.r!. $ho didst cohe to scch and to !:le that which was lost, ''. _i iidsl send John before thee 1o ::3:i.h rctcntance, n ': :rdn lorgive rhe many sins of r-1::. U agdal ene, ni: r:::r protrisc l,uldisc to the .\:._ :.isr no sin, and yer barestour :..: -.n rhc Tree. 1:.. ;.. .ruised fo. our iniquilies, \\.-. :,\.n rime and placc for rcpcDr \\:. \\... ..4 ih\ (;oodDessleadestus 1o "ir.r repenllnce rcmcmbcrest

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