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sacrament of confession

Virtue = Strength (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Do you ever mentally skip over the statement: “.. for what I have done and for what I have failed to do” in the Confiteor? We figure that reconciliation is all about those time we did something wrong like lying, cheating, losing our temper etc. What is missing is the

Penitents wait in line for confession March 18 at St. Antoninus during The Light is ON For You. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By Gail Finke Maybe it’s been a few months. Maybe it’s been a few years. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati invites you to the sacrament of reconciliation, especially on Tuesday, March 14th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. For the fourth year in a row, all parishes or pastoral regions will

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Going to confession isn’t like heading off to be tortured or punished, nor is it like going to the dry cleaners to get out a stain, Pope Francis said in a morning Mass homily. “It’s an encounter with Jesus” who