Tag - SacramentofPenance

Do Catholics Fear Confession?

Editor writes... Why are Catholics apparently reluctant to attend Confession these days?  Can we blame the laxity of the clergy during lockdown, or is there something else at work here? And, importantly, is there anything the narrator (or St John Vianney!) says in the above video to reignite your appreciation of the Sacrament of Penance? Your thoughts... ...

Sacrament of Penance Vs “Reconciliation”… Is the Confession of Sins Past its Use-by Date – Really?

From the YouTube Platform... You’re listening to the SSPX Podcast and welcome to our sixth episode on the Sacraments, where we’ll look at the new understanding of the Sacrament of Penance – or as it’s more commonly referred to in most churches as Reconciliation. To do that, we’re going to take a step back, and...

Confession Vs “The Theology of Fiction”

From the YouTube Platform... Many people, even non-Catholics, are familiar with this Sacrament, but we’ll take a magnifying glass to it today, so that we can understand more about what is going on. To do that, we’ll start by looking at the concept of sin itself. This may seem almost obvious, but sin does exist....