Posts Tagged ‘Sacrament of Reconciliation’

The Light is ON this Lenten Season

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Just as the Church has special days for feasting, today, we enter into the great season of fasting.  The Sign of the Cross will be traced with ashes on our foreheads as an outward sign of our inner poverty and hunger, and we begin penitential practices aimed toward conversion and purification.  An important part of […] [Read more]

God’s Mercy

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Life is a great mystery.  We all are capable of marvelously good actions. Through art and industry, the human family has worked wonders that delight the imagination and advance the common good.  At the same time, the sobering and sad fact of life is that we do not always live as we should. Sometimes we […] [Read more]

The Sinful Vices that Lead Us to Other Sins

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

In preparing for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, do you ever feel dejected because you just cannot seem to stop committing certain sins? This kind of thinking reminds us that against the virtues which dispose us to do good, deep within us is a tendency to struggle against God so that even with the best of […] [Read more]