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Catholic Update Guide to Confession

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  • Posted April 21, 2011

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    From the perspective of penitent and priest

    Books in The Catholic Update Guide to. series are based on material published in the St. Anthony Messenger Press Catholic Update Newsletter, a four-page handout for faith formation covering dozens of topics from prayer to sacraments to parish life. The Update newsletters are published with the imprimatur or rescript of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. In the introduction to this guide to confession, Fr. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M., writes as both penitent and officiating priest "to persuade Catholics of all kinds to approach this sacrament more confidently." The book's three chapters address the what, why, and how of confession. The pocket-sized book is straightforward and clear, a good resource for individuals, groups and catechists. For example, the chapter on why we go to confession, based on writings of Fr. Leonard Foley, O.F.M., is built around a list of five "needs." We need to (1) get it all out to another human being, (2) come back, (3) believe in sin, (4) see and hear forgiveness, and (5) recognize that our sin is linked to society's. In the chapter on how we go to confession, Richstatter describes the steps involved in individual and communal confession and offers 10 tips for making a better confession, including thinking in terms of "reconciliation," talking about sin, not just guilt, and examining your life in light of the word of God. An appendix consists of a brief examination of conscience based on the theological virtues, and Act of Contrition.

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  • Posted April 17, 2012

    Important to every Catholic

    This book is a wonderful addition to anyone who really wants to examine their conscience thoroughly.
    An easy guide to some forgotten events that they may miss by themselves.

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