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Question from t on 09-08-2012:

Opps did that wrong didn't I !! What is a petition what is an intention and lastly a devotion ?

Thank you !

Answer by Richard Geraghty on 09-16-2012:

Dear T,

A petition is a prayer asking for help from God. An intention is more or less the same. A devotion is a number of particular prayers directed to God, Christ, or some saint.

Dr. Geraghty

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