Penance

"'Those who approach the sacrament of Penance obtain pardon from God's mercy for the offense committed against him, and are, at the same time, reconciled with the Church which they have wounded by their sins and which by charity, by example, and by prayer labors for their conversion.'"

From Catechism of the Catholic Church, Paragraph 1422, Retrieved from http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p2s2c2a4.htm

When is the sacrament of Penance celebrated?

Saturday (Sábado): 3:45-4:45 P:M

Thursday before First Friday (El Juves antes del Primer Viernes des Mes): 4:00 P:M

How can prepare I prepare for the sacrament?

The following links provide examination of conscience guides.

Examinations of Conscience from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Sacrament of Penance: Examination of Conscience by Father John Trigilio; via EWTN

Examination of Conscience from GoodConfession.com

How can I learn more about the sacrament of Penance?

The following links provide information about the sacrament of Penance.

Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Sacrament of Penance by Edward Hanna in The Catholic Encylopedia via New Advent

GoodConfession.com

"Confession is an act of honesty and courage - an act of entrusting ourselves, beyond sin, to the mercy of a loving and forgiving God." - St. Pope John Paul II

Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church

320 Philadelphia Avenue

Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-264-6317

dmccarty@corpuschristichbg.org

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