Tag Archives: Sacrament of Reconciliation

QUAERITUR: Am I forgiven if I don’t do a penance assigned in confession? Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
Good morning Father, when I went to Reconciliation this past weekend I received a two part penance- the first part was immediately carried out and the second part I was to perform later at home. [grrrrr] As I … Continue reading

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Cradle Catholic – 30 years old – first confession

From a reader:

Due to your blog you singlehandedly managed to get me to my first confession ever (just before this lent, actually); my first, while I’m 30 years old and a cradle catholic. Obviously, that was quite a bit of … Continue reading

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Boston: diocesan effort to promote confessions

The use of the sacrament of penance, reconciliation has been horribly eroded over the last few decades.
Ven. Pius XII said once that the sin of the 20th century was the loss of the sense of sin.
Surely that pertains now even … Continue reading

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