The Harshest Thing You’ll Hear in Confession

Let’s think about the weight of these words for a moment. When the priest absolves you, God is also saying, “I love you, I have always loved you.” “You are mine. I delight in you. I have not left you an orphan.” “I am not ashamed of you, afraid of you, or disgusted with you.”

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How to Prepare for the Confession of a Lifetime

It is truly in the preparation that we set ourselves up for a fruitful confession. So, how do we ensure the confession of a lifetime? We continue to pursue it for a lifetime.

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New School Year, Who Dis?

On my first day of eleventh grade, a teacher kept me after class. He did not waste any time and told me that he didn’t care for any “punks” in his classroom, so I could either get in line or get out.

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What Jesus Thinks About “That One Sin”

That’s where I was about a year and a half ago. I was still going to Church every Sunday, and I was involved in a youth group, but I wasn’t praying as much. Life slowly became less about loving God and loving the people around me, and more about what I wanted. Sin, and one form of sin in particular, started to make its way back into my life.

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Healed in His Wounds: Freedom From Becoming Your own Savior

I knew that through Reconciliation my sins had been absolved, but I still didn’t feel like I had adequately “paid” for them.

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Seeking Fun and Finding Joy

I wasn’t unfamiliar with the sacraments but having them be the focus of each day was completely new to me.

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25 Things You’ve Felt if You’ve Ever Been to Confession

You *finally* find a parish that has confessions…AND THEY ARE HAPPENING RIGHT NOW.
YOU COULD BE FREE AND FORGIVEN BY DINNER TIME.

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Mercy is the Refuge in My Storms

I remember this trip to the confessional like it was yesterday. A big sin was weighing on my heart, and I sat face to face with my chaplain. What would he think? “Father, forgive me for I have sinned…” I decided to get the worst out of the way first. […]

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How To Make A Good Confession

The other day I was getting ready to go on a date with my boyfriend and as I was thinking about what I was going to wear and how I was going to do my hair, I realized Lent is less than 10 days away. I felt a little bad […]

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Breaking the Silence: 5 Tips for Confessing Porn

Maybe it was the first time in a long time, maybe it was the 100th time this past month. You know what you need to do – you’ve got to get to confession.

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