- 3 years ago
Declan and Justin talk about why Catholics confess directly to priests and not privately like other denominations. They also provide their listeners with a handy Beginners Guide to Confession for anyone who's never been to confession or haven't gone in a long time.
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Where is there confession in the Bible?
What are 5 ways that Catholics are better off because of confession?
We seek forgiveness the was Jesus intended
Takes humility to confess
We obtain grace (aka superpowers)
Assurance of forgiveness
Priest gives you free advice
The Beginners Guide to Confession
Make the sign of the cross.
"Bless me father for I have sinned. I've been away from confession for _____ days/months/years."
Say your sins in order of severity. Try to remember as much as you can.
Listen to priest. He will give you advice and a penance.
Say the Act of Contrition: "O my God, I am heartily sorry for having of