A Pocket Guide to Confession

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This pocket guide is meant to serve as an aid to such a varied group as those who:
  • Confess ...
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Overview

This pocket guide is meant to serve as an aid to such a varied group as those who:
  • Confess regularly
  • Are becoming Catholic
  • Are making their First Confession
  • Have been away from this sacrament for some time
  • Are waiting for a "sign" that God can forgive whatever horrible sin has been committed


You will find:

  • Answers to basic questions about Confession
  • Help in preparing to make a good Confession by examining your conscience and praying before you celebrate the sacrament
  • A walk through the sacrament
  • How to use the experience of the Apostle Peter as a model for your own ongoing conversion to Jesus Christ.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592763313
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Series: Pocket Guide To Ser.
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 657,144
  • Product dimensions: 3.80 (w) x 5.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     9
Questions and Answers about Confession     17
Examining Your Conscience before Confession     23
A Prayer to Say before Confessing Your Sins     37
The Elements of the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation (Confession)     41
Entering the Confessional or Reconciliation Room     43
Reception of the Penitent     46
The Liturgy of the Word (optional)     50
Confession and Penance     51
Act of Contrition     54
Absolution     56
Dismissal     57
Prayers to Say after Confession (Along with Your Penance)     59
Meditation: Making Confession a Life-Changing Experience     65
Notes     77
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