Thursday December 14th 2017

‘Confession’ Archives

How Do I make a Good Confession?

How Do I make a Good Confession?

How to Make a Good Confession Confession is the method given by Christ to the Church by which individual men and women may be freed from sins.  The absolution is granted through a priest those individuals who with true remorse confess their sins and promise to try not to ever repeat that sin. [...]

Why Do Catholics Confess Their Sins to a Priest?

Why Do Catholics Confess Their Sins to a Priest?

Why Do Catholics Practice Confession of Sins to a Priest? Jesus said, “The Son of Man has the Authority to forgive sins on Earth” (Mark 2:10).  But, Jesus, upon his death and resurrection, passed on his authority to forgive sins to the Apostles. Jesus appeared to his disciples, breathed [...]

Do I Need to Confess Things That I Am Not Sorry For?

Do I Need to Confess Things That I Am Not Sorry For?

There are a couple key parts to this question.  First do you know that it is considered wrong in the eyes of the Church, and do you know that it is considered wrong in the eyes of the Church.  If the answer is YES to both of the above questions, than you are consciously and deliberately breaking [...]