Category Archives: Confession

Forgiving without forgetting?

By Patti Maguire Armstrong from Catholic Spiritual Direction: While many people believe forgetting an injury is part of forgiveness, Fr. Justin Waltz, pastor of St. Leo’s Church in Minot, ND, suggested just the opposite. In fact, he stated that forgetting … Continue reading


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Why Confess Sins to a Man? (Blanquette de Veau vs Burrito Supreme)

From: by Taylor Marsal Why do we Catholics confess our sins to priests who are mere men? This is a question that Protestants repeatedly raise. I raised it as a Protestant almost every time I spoke to a Catholic about matters … Continue reading

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Need some inspiration for Lent?

This Lent as in previous years Father John Zuhlsdorf  will offer daily “LENTCAzTS” throughout the penitential season. In fact the first one begins today. Here’s Father Z introducing the 2013 lenten audio reflections himself: With this audio offering, I am … Continue reading

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Help with Confession

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Portiuncula reminder

The Portiuncula Plenary indulgence reminder comes from Rorate Caeli: On August 2, the “Portiuncula indulgence“: under the usual conditions, recite the Credo and the Pater in any Minor Basilica (33, § 2, c), Cathedral (33, § 3, e), or Parish Church (33, § 5, b). (Enchiridion Indulgentiarum, 4th edition, al. … Continue reading

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Help with confession

I wish that more sermons were like this:

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