Tag Archives: Confession

Judgement and The ‘Little’ Sins

By Richard Maffeo at Catholic 365: Here is a warning by the Lord Jesus that no one should gloss over:  “And He was passing through from one city and village to another, teaching, and proceeding on His way to Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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Cardinal Cancels Confessions in Cathedral due to Covid

From Gloria TV: Westminster Cathedral, the seat of Cardinal Vincent Nichols, has stopped offering Confession due to Covidiocy. This is disgraceful and cowardly. There are other Westminster Archdiocese churches who continue to hear Confession with safeguards in place that would … Continue reading

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Contrition and Its Eternal Effects: The Fruit of Reconciliation

COMMENTARY: Fruitful Remorse Arises From Thorough Examination of Conscience Receive the Holy Spirit,” said the risen Lord to his apostles. “If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven. If you retain the sins of any, they are retained.” … Continue reading

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++Vigano, St Charles Borromeo, Hilarion, and the Coronavirus

“Grant to us, O Lord, we pray to you, the effect of the devoted supplication, and which has become propitious for us, remove the plague and famine: so that the hearts of mortals know that these scourges burst with your … Continue reading

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The Secret Knowledge of Catholic Exorcists Compiled Into A New Book

A book review from uCatholic: Saint Peter tells us: “The devil prowls like a roaring lion, seeking to devour.” Our reality is that of an ancient and ongoing spiritual war, the Evil One always working towards his singular goal. Satan … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Confession – St Matthew Apostle, September 21

St. Matthew the Apostle (1st c.) was a Jew who also went by the name of Levi. He was from Galilee and served in Capernaum as a tax collector for Herod Antipas before becoming a disciple of Jesus. It was … Continue reading

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St John Vianney (Curé d’Ars): Rich in what matters to God

Yesterday was the feast of one of the Church’s greatest saints, patron saint of priests, the holy St John Vianney. With the 4th August falling on a Sunday this year when the liturgy of the day takes precedence, in many … Continue reading

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Sermon on Confession by St John Vianney

My children, as soon as ever you have a little spot upon your soul, you must do like a person who has a fine globe of glass, which he keeps very carefully. If this globe has a little dust on … Continue reading

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One Should Not Be Scandalized When Church Leaders Trim The Truth

Lent is an invigorating time for truth. The Truth Himself spent forty days in the wilderness combatting the Prince of Lies. He did it as our “champion.” A champion is more than someone who gets his face on a cereal … Continue reading

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SSPX, 50 years of Vatican 2, and the Family Synod.

from: http://faithinourfamilies.com/2015/09/01/ Yesterday Pope Francis sent a letter to the President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, and made a completely unexpected announcement regarding the SSPX: “A final consideration concerns those faithful who for various reasons choose … Continue reading

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11 Basic Questions Over the Sacraments

Padre Pio in the Confessional  The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural … Continue reading

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4 Questions that Help to Explain “What is a Sacrament?” (St. Thomas Aquinas)

This is the first in a short series of posts on the Sacraments. A non-scientific straw poll among some of my friends, both converts and cradle Catholics revealed a suprising (to me) ignorance of these very basic tenets of our … Continue reading

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What Grace Is Given in the Sacraments? – And 10 Other Questions

The Sacrament of Confession via the Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction site. The  following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its … Continue reading

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Sacraments of the Dead: 12 Questions on Sacrilege and Grace

The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and … Continue reading

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The Character Imprinted on the Soul. Questions About the Sacraments

Priestly Ordination of Rev. Mr. Jose Zepeda, F.S.S.P. has been conferred by Bishop Salvatore Cordileone. Deo Gratias! The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to … Continue reading

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