On Sorrow in a Good Confession — Padre Peregrino

If you haven’t been to Confession yet, now is the time to do it. Here is an excellent blog post by Father David Nix about the sacrament of penance and what is required of you, the penitent.

The sacrament of penance, also called the sacrament of reconciliation (or confession) has four necessary parts, three of which are on the part of the penitent: 1) contrition (sorrow) 2) confession of sins (to a priest, in person) and satisfaction (also called your penance, done outside the confessional.) The one aspect of a good confession…

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