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“The sacrament of reconciliation provides another new beginning, an opportunity to “make a firm purpose of amendment” knowing we are forgiven and loved by a merciful God who strengthens our resolve to make the life changes we so hope for ourselves. It also opens our hearts and creates empathy for others; we all share a brokenness that manifests in different ways in all of us.”
“You may yet be a great saint even though you have been a sinner.”
“As soon as we have sinned, let us humble ourselves, ask pardon of God, and go on our way as before...”
“When a fault is committed in your house, examine seriously before God whether you yourself are not the cause.”
“As long as we live we shall commit faults. This is part of our daily experience; but what we are bound to do is repair them as well as we can.”
“It is not enough to acknowledge our faults; we must correct them.”
“We must correspond to the grace of God to the best of our power, not through fear of sin, but from sentiment of love.”
“In short, when you have committed a fault, disavow it before God; ask [God's] pardon, promise to do better in the future. Make a good act of love, and after that, go your way as though nothing had happened.”
“As soon as you commit a fault, be sorry, rise again and go on with confidence and love.”
When my faith is shaken, please God, remind me of your love for me.
When I am lonely, help me to reach out and share my feelings with others.
When I am stuck in memories of the past, give me the graces I need to forgive and be forgiven.…
Jesus, united with the Father and the Holy Spirit, give us your compassion for those in prison. Mend in mercy the broken in mind and memory. Soften the hard of…
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