1st Name for the sacrament
Confession- you acknowledge what you have done and tell the priest
2nd Name for the sacrament
Penance- turning away from sin
3rd Name for the sacrament
Reconciliation- you repair your relationship with God
What is sin?
separates us from God
Que es absolution?
Prayer by priest that forgives your sins by the authority of Christ
Que es contrition?
Sorrow for sins
What are the four qualities of true contrition and what do they mean?
Universal- sorry for all, not holding one back
Supreme- Hate sin above all things
Interior- sorry is not fake, it is inside
Supernatural- comes from God, sorry for God, not just what will happen on Earth
Why does God call us to go to confession to get our sins forgiven?
1. Jesus said so
2. Helps us take responsibility
3. Priest represents God and Church
4. Clear conscience
5. Cooperate with God
5 Effects of a good confession
1. Restoration of sanctifying grace
2. Forgiveness of sins