father confessor

noun

Definition of father confessor

1 : a priest who hears confessions specifically : a priest who is one's regular spiritual guide
2 : a person who is one's intimate spiritual guide and counselor

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“Father confessor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/father%20confessor. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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