Nine Benefits of Going to Confession Frequently

During my priestly ministry, I have discerned several reasons why people hesitate to approach the Sacrament of Confession. Here are the most common: Fear: Though the vast majority of priests are kind and understanding confessors, many potential penitents fear being judged or scolded. Pride: Confessing sins means confronting that we’ve genuinely done wrong and need […] Source: Nine Benefits of Going to Confession...

Confessors are Doctors of Souls

Years ago, I went to confession to a priest who was, I thought at the time, a bit harsh with me. He wasn’t deliberately unkind, but the words he said had settled uneasily into my heart. They hit a nerve. After that, I avoided this priest in confession, not wanting a repeat of the experience. […] Source: Confessors are Doctors of...

New Blog for Engaged Couples

New blog for engaged couples…   Have you thought about table decorations yet? Do you have the rehearsal dinner booked? Are there certain photos you want taken? Do you have a theme for the wedding? Planning a wedding leaves little time to live in the present. Questions come flying from family members and friends. Everyone is curious, everyone wants to help. … More → Source: New Blog for Engaged...