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a very serious sin


a less serious sin


God's gift that helps us know right from wrong.


when we are sorry for our sins


when we tell our sins to a priest


a prayer or action that shows we are sorry for our sins


a thought, word, or action that is against God's law


God's forgiveness of our sins through the actions and words of the priest.

contrition,confession,penance, absolution

4 parts of the sacrament of Reconciliation

examine our conscience

We think about the things we have done and whether they were right or wrong.

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