By God's gift of_____________, we can turn to God and open our hearts to Him.
An action that shows we are sorry for our sins is called_________.
A prayer that allows us to express our sorrow is called____________.
Act of Contrition
Confession is ____________ our sins to the priest.
Someone seeking God's forgiveness is known as _______________.
The _________ can never, for any reason, tell anyone what we have confessed.
We ask the ___________ to help us judge the goodness of our thoughts, words, and actions.
Contrition is ______ for our sins.
In absolution our sins are ____________.
An examination of conscience helps us to know what we need to _____________.
Can anyone other than a priest hear our confession and forgive our sins?
(Tor F) The Chruch requires us to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation at least once a year even if we have not committed a serious sin.
False. The Church only require this if we have committed a serious sin.
In Reconciliation a priest is bound to the secrecy of the sacrament. What is this called?
The Seal of Confession.
How many ways does the Church have to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation?
Our ____________ is the ability to know the difference between good and evil, right and wrong.
When we examine our conscience we ___________.
determine whether the choices we have made showed love for God, ourselves and others
The 4 major parts of Reconciliation are __________________________.
contrition, confession, penance, and absolution
What do the words of absolution remind us about penance?
That our reconciliation come about by the mercy of the Father, the saving action of Jesus Christ, and the presence of the Holy Spirit.
What are some ways you can turn your mind and heart to God?
By following Jesus' example and sharing his Good News, by trusting in God when we are struggling in school or with family or friends, by caring for the physical or spiritual needs of others, by praying daily.
How does an examination of conscience help us to know what we need to confess?
By determining whether the choices we made showed love for God, ourselves and others.