One in whom secrets are confided
A priest who hears confessions
One who professes his or her faith in spite of persecution
The same doctrines were preached with more of churchly fervour by Maximus the Confessor (580-622).
She disclosed this thought to no one but to her confessor, Father Akinfi, the monk, and he approved of her intention.
It was exceedingly burdensome, and its abolition by Edward the Confessor in 1051 was welcomed as a great relief.
In 1654 he was transferred to Neuberg on the Danube, as court preacher and confessor to the count palatine.
Her confessor lent her the Genius of Christianity, and to this book she ascribes the first change in her religious views.