"The Lord never tires of forgiving. It is we who tire of asking for forgiveness."
"The Sacrament of Confession is not like going to the dry cleaners to remove a stain, but an encounter with God who never tires of forgiving us."
“Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you.’ And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained’" (John 20:21-23).
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is one of the most unique and beautiful aspects of Catholicism. Jesus Christ, in His abundant love and mercy, established the Sacrament of Confession, so that we as sinners can obtain forgiveness for our sins and reconcile with God and the Church. The sacrament “washes us clean,” and renews us in Christ. >>more
The popular website CatholicsComeHome.org have created a spin off website called GoodConfession.com This website is meant to help you bridge that gap between prayer and performance—to help you not simply desire a growth in virtue, but actually accomplish a growth in virtue.
Whether you go to confession regularly or it has been years, Advent is a great time to take advantage of this most special of sacraments. The sacrament of confession is an excellent way to prepare for Christmas.