Do you go to confession? Do you still go to a priest one on one? Or do you just do the Communal Confession at Mass?
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Been trying to find some pages “Catholic related” came across yours. I am in my late 40’s raising Catholic children in today’s world. I have a son who just made his First Communion and a daughter making her Confirmation this coming May. I am pretty active with the children’s education in our parish. Mostly the younger children. My daughter has recently asked me how many people now a days really go to a priest one on one for confession? I am at a loss, I really can not give her an answer. Most people I know just make point to go to Communal Confession. Have you ever made a post of a “honest survey” of that topic? Thank you and I really like your page.
I must “confess” here that I haven’t been to confession in a very long time. Why? I don’t know. I certainly could use it. Can’t we all? So why don’t we go? Are we embarrassed? Uncomfortable?
Confession is an act of honesty and courage – an act of entrusting ourselves, beyond sin, to the mercy of a loving and forgiving God. – Pope Saint John Paul II
A priest once told me he’s rarely shocked at what he hears in the confessional. He just wants people to take part in the sacrament and feel God’s healing.
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