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A Plan to Bring Confession Back

Greg Erlandson writes at OSV:

It’s the forgotten sacrament. Three-quarters of U.S. Catholics either never go or go less than once a year. Many aren’t even sure what to call it: Reconciliation? Penance? Confession? Once upon a time, people availed themselves of the Sacrament of Reconciliation as much as they did the Eucharist. It was offered frequently, and whole families waited in line to enter the confessional and tell the priest their litany of sins. I remember people standing in line as Mass began, waiting to enter the confessional and say, “Bless me, Father, for I have sinned.”
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