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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
προςκλαίοντες , mourners or weepers, candidates for penance in the early Church. Their station was in the church porch, where they lay prostrate, begging the prayers of the faithful as they went in, and desiring to be admitted to do public penance in the church. (See PENITENTS).
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Flentes'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/f/flentes.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26