Tag: Confession

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Teaching, Videos

Confession: Sins are Forgiven & Forgotten

Fr. Mark Goring discusses the joy, forgiveness, lack of fear and love, that a person can experience after having their confession heard. He recounts Jesus’ command to his apostles to forgive sins, and once forgiven, they are forgotten by God. Scripture says “..your sins I will remember no more” [Hebrews 8:12]. St. Paul says in Philippians ‘..forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on towards the goal’ [Philippians 3:13-14]. God wants us to forget our sins and move on with life, towards our ultimate goal – union with him.

Articles, Teaching

Confession Without a Priest

Source: Michelle Arnold, of Catholic Answers at catholic.com During the Easter Octave we continue to celebrate the solemnity of Our Lord’s resurrection that began with the Easter Vigil. Under normal circumstances, the faithful would attend Mass during the Octave, but would seek sacramental confession if in dire need, since most…