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  • The Sacrament of Confession in the Catholic Church

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    Confession is one of the least understood of the sacraments of the Catholic Church. In reconciling us to God, it is a great source of grace, and Catholics are encouraged to take advantage of it often. But it is also the subject of many common misunderstandings, both among non-Catholics and among Catholics themselves.

  • A Guide for Confession - Prayers - Catholic Online

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    But most of all because I have offended you, my God, who are all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve with the help of your grace, to confess my sins, to do penance and to amend my life. Amen. At the End of Confession. Listen to the words of absolution, the sacramental forgiveness of the Church through the ordained priest.

  • Confession | Catholic Answers

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    In the early Church, publicly known sins (such as apostasy) were often confessed openly in church, though private confession to a priest was always an option for privately committed sins. Still, confession was not just something done in silence to God alone, but something done “in church,” as the Didache (A.D. 70) indicates.

  • How to Confess to a Catholic Priest | Synonym

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    The Sacrament of Penance, also known as confession, is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. This sacrament allows Catholics to confess their venial and -- more importantly -- mortal sins so they can receive absolution from the priest, who is acting on behalf of God.

  • A Guide for Confession - Roman Catholic Man

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    But most of all because I have offended you, my God, who are all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve with the help of your grace, to confess my sins, to do penance and to amend my life. Amen. At the End of Confession. Listen to the words of absolution, the sacramental forgiveness of the Church through the ordained priest.

  • Sacrament of Penance - Wikipedia

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    The Sacrament of Penance (also commonly called the Sacrament of Reconciliation or Confession) is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church (known in Eastern Christianity as sacred mysteries), in which the faithful are absolved from sins committed after Baptism and they are reconciled with the Christian community.

  • How To Go To Confession | CatholicTV

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    I firmly resolve with the help of your grace, to confess my sins, to do penance and to amend my life. Amen. At the End of Confession. Listen to the words of absolution, the sacramental forgiveness of the Church through the ordained priest. As you listen to the words of forgiveness you may make the sign of the cross with the priest. After Confession

  • Confession (religion) - Wikipedia

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    The Catholic rite, obligatory at least once a year for serious sin, is usually conducted within a confessional box, booth or reconciliation room. This sacrament is known by many names, including penance, reconciliation and confession (Catechism of the Catholic Church, Sections 1423-1442). While official Church publications usually refer to the ...

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  • Seal of the Confessional in the Catholic Church

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    In the Catholic Church, the Seal of Confession (or Seal of the Confessional) is the absolute duty of priests not to disclose anything that they learn from penitents during the course of the Sacrament of Penance (confession). Even where the seal of confession does not strictly apply – where there is no specific serious sin confessed for the purpose of receiving absolution – priests have a serious obligation not to cause scandal by the way they speak.

  • Frequent confession

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    John Paul II went to confession weekly.Frequent confession is the spiritual practice among some Roman Catholics of going to the sacrament of reconciliation often and regularly in order to grow in holiness. It is a practice that has been recommended by Catholic leaders and saints as a powerful means of growing in love with God, in humility, and having sorrow for sins, since it is considered a personal encounter with Jesus who is the source of God's grace, help, and forgiveness. A recommended frequency, based on the teachings of the Pope and Catholic Church law, is between once a month and once a week. This practice "was introduced into the Church by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit", according to Pius XII. Confession of everyday faults is "strongly recommended by the Church", according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church 1458. Paul VI said that frequent confession is "of great value". According to the study of Sal Ferigle of Church law and teachings, "whenever possible, frequent confession will ordinarily mean between once a month and once a week.

  • Confession (religion)

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    In Roman Catholic settings, the traditional style of confessional allows the priest, seated in the center, to hear from penitents on alternating sides. A confessional in Colombia Pilgrims queueing to confess at Međugorje, Bosnia and HerzegovinaConfession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs.

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