How can you teach your child about reconciliation?


A blog post from someone that had not gone to Confession for years and then found herself going while reporting on the Pope's visit to town. Life-changing for her.


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Audio presentations by Fr. John Riccardo on
-SACRAMENT OF PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION
- Riccardo. Confession (Catholicism for Cradle Catholics, Feb. 2009)
o See Handouts at Fr. Riccardo bibliography page.
- Riccardo. Confession (No Greater Love, Dec 2007)
- Riccardo. Reconciliation (RCIA, March 2007)
- Riccardo. I Will Arise and Go to My Father: Confession (July 2006)
- Riccardo. Confession: A Fireside Chat with the Lord VIDEO AUDIO (Worchester Men's Conference, May 2008)
- Riccardo. Meeting Him for the First Time and All Over Again (POITD 2003 Men's Conference, Mar. 2008)

SO WHY BE CATHOLIC?


TEN COMMANDMENTS


And others:
Riccardo. Reconciliation (RCIA, March 2007)

Riccardo. Confession (Catholicism for Cradle Catholics, Feb. 2009)

Riccardo. Week 2: How Forgiveness Sets Us Free (Alpha 201, January 2014)

And on video:

- Riccardo. The Prodigal Son and The Father (VIDEO) from To See Jesus

- Riccardo. Confession: A Fireside Chat with the Lord VIDEO AUDIO (Worchester Men's Conference, May 2008)

Many resources by Fr. Robert Barron on
Penance: http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/browse/topic/penance/
Reconciliation: http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/browse/topic/reconciliation/
Morality: http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/browse/topic/morality/


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Isn't is OK to confess in your heart if you are sincerely sorry? answer

Should we confess venial sin? answer

In the sacrament of penance, whom does the priest represent? answer (In persona Christi)

Is it necessary to confess number of sins? answer

Is a Catholic required to go to confession at least once a year if he has not committed a mortal sin? answer

Will my sin be forgiven if I don't feel sorry? answer

How do I make an act of contrition? answer

What's the best way to prepare for a general confession? answer

My annulment was denied, but may I still receive the Eucharist if my conscience tells me the marriage was invalid? answer

What is the requirement regarding yearly confession? answer

Why can't priests hear confessions through electronic media such as telephone, e-mail, or Internet? answer

Should children make their first confession before or after receiving First Communion? answer

What if he has serious sin to confess but has no access to a priest in Iraq? answer

How soon is "as soon as possible" to confess a mortal sin? answer

Am I truly sorry if I'll just sin again? answer