Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q[4] Of The Time For Contrition
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We must now consider the time for contrition: under which head there are three points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether the whole of this life is the time for contrition?

A[2] Whether it is expedient to grieve continually for our sins?

A[3] Whether souls grieve for their sins even after this life?