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Have you made your good confession yet? Fr. Z’s 20 Tips.

Lent is a time for introspection and conversion.
Has it been a while since you have made a good confession?
Here are some tips.
Fr. Z’s 20 Tips For Making A Good Confession o{]:¬)
We should…
1) …examine our consciences regularly and thoroughly;
2) …wait our turn … Continue reading

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A priest on hearing confessions for three hours

I don’t know if I have mentioned it lately but… GO TO CONFESSION!
For that to be possible priests have to get into the box and hear confessions.
To this end, I point you to an amusing post by Fr. John Valenchek, … Continue reading

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…tick… tick… tick… tick…

From xkcd:

GO TO CONFESSION!

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Chinese inspired “flying confessors”

Great missionaries once went to mission countries such as China.
These U.S.A. are now mission territories.
I was inspired by something I read at NEWS.VA.  Is this an idea for the weathly, formerly Christian lands in which most of you readers live?
Wen … Continue reading

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An examination of conscience to help make a better confession by a really sound priest

Last year I posted about some sheets developed by my friend the great Fr. Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness, to help people with an examination of conscience before going to confession.  He made them available at the blog of his parish, Our … Continue reading

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REQUEST TO PRIESTS (or others… maybe carpenters) about confessionals

From a priest:
I hope you can help me out. I’m seeking this for those I know…
I’m looking for detailed plans to construct a traditional, screen only, soundproof confessional, priest in the middle, a penitent on either side, with doors that … Continue reading

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Of TEOTWAWKI, Your Black Unconfessed Sins, and You

People sometimes think, “Oh, those poor people.  That could never happen here.”
And then it does.
The people in Russia who had the encounter with the bus-size exploding meteor, got up that day just like you did.   Remember that video of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Confession to an SSPX priest a sin?

From a reader:
While doing research I came across something that said that one of the faithful who knowingly receives a Sacrament from a priest without faculties commits a sin. I have always attended SSPX chapels and gone to confession there. … Continue reading

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Tulsa Day 2 – Conference

After taking in my recording of Downton last night via my Slingbox and DVR back at the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue, I crashed and slept the sleep of the dead. Now, refreshed, I am at the conference. I have … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted (D. Phoenix) issues pastoral letter to priests about importance of Confession

From the onset, Fr. Z Kudos to His Excellency Most Rev. Bp. Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix for his new Pastoral Letter on CONFESSIONS!
The letter is called “Apostles of Mercy” and it is directed to the Priests of the Diocese of … Continue reading

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