As we prepare for Holy Week, we are reminded of the cost of our sins and the need for forgiveness and repentance. This can be a good moment to experience the mercy of the Sacrament of Confession and to bring others to receive this mercy.
Introducing the Sacrament of Penance to your friends who have fallen away from the practice, may be a daunting task. We know the typical phrases: “Why do I need to confess to a priest if I can just go directly to God myself?”or “I don't want to tell a random guy my sins or mistakes”.
As followers of Jesus Christ, He counts on us to show others the way and make straight their paths; and we know it it so much more profound than just talking to a random man.
So, how do you go about introducing the Sacrament of Penance to your friends?
Here are a few ways to begin:
Need more help? We have a variety of books on the topic to help you deepen your love, need and understanding for this great sacrament of mercy.
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