Lent 2014

Inspiration for your Lenten journey this year

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Why should I have to confess my sins to a priest?

In confession, we are reconciled not just with God, but also with the whole community

By Father Cal Christiansen

Q: In Acts 3:19, Peter says, “Repent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be wiped away.” If my sins are forgiven directly by God, why does the church teach that I have to go to confession and confess my sins to a priest?

A sacrament that can change your life

There’s no need to fear the confessional, say local priests

By Kevin Birnbaum

How long has it been since your last confession? Perhaps quite a long time, if you’re like many Catholics.

An invitation for reconciliation

National effort promoting penance comes to the Archdiocese of Seattle

By Anna Weaver

A light in a window beckons, signals someone is home and invites you in. The same welcoming aim is at the center of a new program in the Archdiocese of Seattle this Lent.

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